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Fed Cup is the premier team competition in women's tennis, launched in 1963 to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the International Tennis Federation (ITF). The competition was known as the Federation Cup until 1995. - Source: Wikipedia
The U.S. Fed Cup team's playoff against Sweden on April 20-21 will be played at the Delray Beach Tennis Center.
American Jamie Hampton will face Sara Errani in the opening match of Fed Cup series against Italy on Saturday.
The fourth singles in a Fed Cup series will be scrapped if a team has an unassailable 3-0 lead.
Venus Williams has withdrawn from next week's Qatar Open due to an ongoing lower back injury.
Venus Williams has pulled out of next week's Open GDF Suez tournament and the upcoming Fed Cup against Italy because of a back injury.
Ana Ivanovic describes her relationship with Jelena Jankovic as a healthy rivalry.
Serena Williams had a tough win over the woman she's predicting will one day top the rankings, setting up a semifinal match at the Brisbane International against current No. 1 Victoria Azarenka.
The owner of a leading tennis academy in Spain that trained some of the sport's stars says its players have stopped working with a doctor banned by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency for helping riders on Lance Armstrong's cycling team dope.
Lucie Safarova will open the Fed Cup final for the defending champion Czech Republic against Ana Ivanovic of Serbia.
Petra Kvitova regards this weekend's Fed Cup final as her last chance to salvage a year which has been a big comedown after her stellar 2011.
Rafael Nadal finally managed to beat Novak Djokovic in a final, breezing 6-3, 6-1 on Sunday to win the Monte Carlo Masters for the eighth straight year and end a run of seven defeats to his rival in title matches.
Venus Williams has received a wild card to play her first tournament since August at the Sony Ericsson Open next month.
Top-ranked Victoria Azarenka of Belarus has withdrawn from her Fed Cup match against the United States because of a lower back injury.
Serena Williams said her sister Venus has been training every day and will be ready for the Fed Cup matches against Belarus _ her first competitive tennis since she pulled out of the U.S. Open because of an autoimmune disease.
Caroline Wozniacki's stats in tennis majors make for grim reading.