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Fed Cup Final 2019: Ajla Tomljanovic to face Kristina Mladenovic first in role reversal between Australia and France
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Fed Cup Final 2019: Ajla Tomljanovic to face Kristina Mladenovic first in role reversal between Australia and France

Picking Ajla Tomljanovic was a bold move as Australia bid for a first title in 45 years, with Stosur her country's most successful ever singles player, spanning 16 years of Fed Cup action.

Fed Cup Final 2019: World No 1 Ashleigh Barty gunning to help seven-time champions Australia win first title since 1974
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Fed Cup Final 2019: World No 1 Ashleigh Barty gunning to help seven-time champions Australia win first title since 1974

While it is Australia's first final of the Fed Cup since 1993, France made the decider three years ago, losing 3-2 to the Czech Republic

Fed Cup Final 2019: Led by Kristina Mladenovic, France out to spoil Ashleigh Barty and Australia party on home court in Perth
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Fed Cup Final 2019: Led by Kristina Mladenovic, France out to spoil Ashleigh Barty and Australia party on home court in Perth

Seven-time Fed Cup champions Australia hold a 5-1 record over two-time winners France, although the French triumphed in the most recent tie between the two nations in 2000.

After clinching WTA Finals title, Ashleigh Barty sets sights on Fed Cup triumph with Australia
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After clinching WTA Finals title, Ashleigh Barty sets sights on Fed Cup triumph with Australia

Newly-crowned WTA Finals champion Ashleigh Barty hopes to punctuate her "incredible" season by leading Australia to a drought-breaking Fed Cup triumph over France.

Fed Cup: Kristina Mladenovic to star for France in final as captain Julien Benneteau names unchanged side
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Fed Cup: Kristina Mladenovic to star for France in final as captain Julien Benneteau names unchanged side

France's Kristina Mladenovic, ranked 39 in the world, will be backed by Caroline Garcia (45), Alize Cornet (60), Fiona Ferro (63) and Pauline Parmentier (121) in next month's final in Perth

Andy Murray's mother Judy says her son is 'getting better with each match' and is on track for full fitness starting 2020 season
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Andy Murray's mother Judy says her son is 'getting better with each match' and is on track for full fitness starting 2020 season

Andy Murray, who is set to climb into the top 250 of the ATP rankings, is already in Antwerp planning to play in the ATP 250 event next week

After Davis Cup, Fed Cup gets revamp with 12-nation Finals in Budapest in 2020
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After Davis Cup, Fed Cup gets revamp with 12-nation Finals in Budapest in 2020

At a news conference it was confirmed that Budapest would host Fed Cup until 2022. There will be an $18 million prize fund for the Finals with $12 million for players and the rest for national associations.

Fed Cup 2019: Hosts Australia set to stage first-ever tournament final against France in November in four decades
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Fed Cup 2019: Hosts Australia set to stage first-ever tournament final against France in November in four decades

Perth was on Monday named as host city for the Fed Cup final between Australia and France later this year –the first to be held Down Under for four decades.

Gomathi Marimuthu's doping episode raises doubts on NADA's work; reasons for delay in dope report by NDTL unclear
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Gomathi Marimuthu's doping episode raises doubts on NADA's work; reasons for delay in dope report by NDTL unclear

The claim of an immediate provisional suspension on 14 May lack conviction since AFI sources were denying any information about the NADA test even on 21 May! Without the federation in the know of it, there would be no way of imposing a provisional suspension.

Fed Cup sheds tennis' elitist tag to combine vociferous supporters, cheerful atmosphere with star names and quality tennis
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Fed Cup sheds tennis' elitist tag to combine vociferous supporters, cheerful atmosphere with star names and quality tennis

The Fed Cup truly does offer something for everyone: for fans, the chance to enjoy tennis outside a staid, sanitised environment and enjoy themselves as they may not be able to on another stage

Sofia Kenin, Sloane Stephens power United States to victory over Switzerland in Fed Cup World Group playoff
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Sofia Kenin, Sloane Stephens power United States to victory over Switzerland in Fed Cup World Group playoff

The 20-year-old American Sofia Kenin rallied from 3-0 down in the second set against Timea Bacsinszky to force a tiebreaker and win her first Fed Cup match.

Fed Cup 2019: Ashleigh Barty and Samantha Stosur power Australia into first final since 1993
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Fed Cup 2019: Ashleigh Barty and Samantha Stosur power Australia into first final since 1993

Australia powered into its first Fed Cup final since 1993 with Ashleigh Barty and Samantha Stosur clinching the deciding fifth rubber against Belarus.

Fed Cup 2019: Simona Halep aims to lead Romania to first-ever final; Ashleigh Barty, Victoria Azarenka set for reunion
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Fed Cup 2019: Simona Halep aims to lead Romania to first-ever final; Ashleigh Barty, Victoria Azarenka set for reunion

Simona Halep eyes taking another step closer to adding a first Fed Cup winner's medal to her 2018 French Open crown when Romania face France in Rouen.

Angelique Kerber set to miss Germany's Fed Cup play-off tie against Latvia through illness
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Angelique Kerber set to miss Germany's Fed Cup play-off tie against Latvia through illness

Angelique Kerber had been struggling to recover from a protracted bout of flu and confirmed that she was under doctor's orders not to play this weekend

Fed Cup: Ashleigh Barty wins all three singles ties as Australia dominate United States to seal first semis berth since 2014
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Fed Cup: Ashleigh Barty wins all three singles ties as Australia dominate United States to seal first semis berth since 2014

Australia’s Ashleigh Barty continued her bright start to the season by winning all three of her Fed Cup ties to send the United States crashing out of the team tournament on Sunday.

Fed Cup: Romania stun defending champions Czech Republic in thrilling fashion to reach first ever semi-finals
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Fed Cup: Romania stun defending champions Czech Republic in thrilling fashion to reach first ever semi-finals

Romania reached the Fed Cup semi-finals for the first time on Sunday with a 3-2 win over defending champions Czech Republic as Irina-Camelia Begu and Monica Niculescu stunned Wimbledon and French Open winners Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova in a marathon doubles decider.

Fed Cup: Former number ones Karolina Pliskova and Simona Halep off to winning starts on opening day
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Fed Cup: Former number ones Karolina Pliskova and Simona Halep off to winning starts on opening day

Karolina Pliskova and Simona Halep won their opening rubbers as the Fed Cup clash between defending champions Czech Republic and Romania ended 1-1 on Saturday's opening day.

Fed Cup 2019: India coach Ankita Bhambri believes good service games on indoor courts will be key against higher-ranked players
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Fed Cup 2019: India coach Ankita Bhambri believes good service games on indoor courts will be key against higher-ranked players

India coach Ankita Bhambri reckons a good serve will be the key on indoor courts when Ankita Raina and Karman Kaur Thandi fight it out with higher-ranked players.

Fed Cup 2019: India relying on Ankita Raina, Karman Kaur Thandi to deliver against favourites Kazakhstan in World Group II tie
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Fed Cup 2019: India relying on Ankita Raina, Karman Kaur Thandi to deliver against favourites Kazakhstan in World Group II tie

India's top singles players Ankita Raina and Karman Kaur Thandi will have to punch above their weight against Kazakhstan in Fed Cup World Group II tie.

Former French Open finalist Sara Errani back in Italy's Fed Cup team after returning from ten-month doping ban
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Former French Open finalist Sara Errani back in Italy's Fed Cup team after returning from ten-month doping ban

Former French Open finalist Sara Errani was named in Italy's Fed Cup team for their World Group II first round clash against Switzerland after returning from a ten-month doping ban