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It was established as the International Lawn Tennis Federation (ILTF) by 12 national associations meeting at a conference in Paris, France on 1 March 1913. In 1924 it became the officially recognised organisation with authority to control lawn tennis throughout the world, with official 'ILTF Rules of Tennis'. In 1977 it dropped the word 'lawn' from its title, recognising that most tennis was not played on grass. - Source: Wikipedia
Tennis is adopting the biological passport program and increasing the number of blood tests as part of a new anti-doping drive that players themselves have demanded.
The United States will host Sweden in the Fed Cup playoffs April 20-21, with the winner returning to the World Group in 2014.
After a 10-year winning streak in wheelchair tennis, Esther Vergeer felt she had nothing left to prove.
The fourth singles in a Fed Cup series will be scrapped if a team has an unassailable 3-0 lead.
Novak Djokovic slammed Lance Armstrong's long-delayed doping admissions, saying the seven-time Tour de France winner is a disgrace to cycling and "should suffer for his lies."
By his own admission, Jerzy Janowicz didn't just argue with the chair umpire during a tense first-set tiebreak against India's Somdev Devvarman, he went a little "nuts."
Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams were honored Tuesday as the International Tennis Federation's world champions for 2012.
Jeff Rees is retiring after more than four years in charge of tennis' anti-corruption group, and former police officer Nigel Willerton will replace him on Jan. 1.
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.
Tennis is considering whether to adopt blood-testing measures used by cycling and track to catch drug cheats.
The Davis Cup final between the Czech Republic and defending champion Spain will be at the O2 Arena in Prague next month.
Sport's highest court has found Serbian tennis player David Savic guilty of match-fixing and confirmed his life ban.
U.S. Open semifinalist Sara Errani says she will stop working with Luis Garcia del Moral, a former member of Lance Armstrong's medical staff who was recently handed a lifetime ban by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.
The WTA says it is working with Grand Slam tournaments and the International Tennis Federation to "drive excessive grunting" out of tennis.
Italy will host the United States in the first round of the 2013 Fed Cup.