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Fed Cup fantasy tennis: Czechs survive scare as United States breeze through

ON day two of our Fantasy Fed Cup tournament, the third and fourth seeds in United States and Czech Republic also won their opening matches, but in very different circumstances. The United States breezed past Slovakia 3-0 not every dropping a set, while the Czech Republic bounced back from an opening match loss to win […]

Fed Cup fantasy tennis: Reigning finalists win opening games on day one

LAST year’s finalists and 2020 Fed Cup top seeds, France and Australia have won their opening games on day one of the Draft Central Fantasy Fed Cup tournament. The reigning champions France made relative light work of host nation Hungary, whilst Australia had a fair fight against Belgium to get through unscathed. FRANCE (3) defeated […]

Fed Cup fantasy tennis: 2020 Tournament preview

LIKE every sport on the planet right now, tennis is in hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This means no live sport for the time being, and everyone is scrambling for whatever sport they can find be it the Belarusian Premier League, Tajikistan Basketball League or Ukrainian table tennis. Next week would have seen the […]

Fed Cup qualifiers wrap: Eight nations book spot in Finals

SIX of the eight seeded nations have booked a spot in the Fed Cup finals following the round’s qualifying action over the weekend. Plenty of top 20 WTA Tour players were running around the courts across the world in a number of tight contests. Fourth seed Germany was the only side to sweep the opponent […]

2020 Fed Cup qualifiers preview: Nations load up on star talent

MUCH like the Davis Cup last year, the Fed Cup in 2020 has undergone a revamp with a World Cup-style tournament planned for Budapest in April. In it, 12 nations will compete for the title, with last year’s grand finalists, France and Australia automatically qualifying, as well as host nation Hungary, and wildcard Czech Republic […]

Mladenovic produces two days of bliss to deliver French Fed Cup

AN inspirational two-day performance from Kristina Mladenovic has delivered France its first Federation Cup in 16 years, with the 41st ranked Frenchwoman shocking the Australian crowd, coming from behind to defeat world number one and local hero, Ash Barty, before leading her nation to the title with a strong performance in the doubles on Day […]

Fed Cup Day 1 review: Mladenovic, Barty take 128 minutes combined to split opening day rubbers

IT was one of the quickest days out at the tennis many might have ever been to, with the two Day 1 blowouts seeing Australia and France head into Day 2 with one win apiece. After Australian captain Alicia Molik chose Ajla Tomljanovic for the second singles rubber, the Australian fronted up on court in […]

Fed Cup Final preview: Australia vs. France

AUSTRALIA will be keen to break a 45-year Federation Cup drought when it faces France in Perth over the weekend. With world number one Ash Barty leading the green and gold charge, Australia has toppled its red, white and blue counterparts on five out of six occasions and will be keen to extend that winning […]

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