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04:10 Sat Sep 20 2014
French tennis officials have chosen the covered football stadium at Lille to host the Davis Cup final against Switzerland.
23:02 Fri Sep 19 2014
Australia's Casey Dellacqua has lost to Spain's Garbine Muguruza in three sets in the quarter-finals of the WTA Tour's Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo.
21:27 Fri Sep 19 2014
Australian teenage tennis star Ashleigh Barty has decided to take an indefinite break from the game and says she won't play the Australian Open.
16:06 Fri Sep 19 2014
Li Na, who won the 2011 French Open and this year's Australian Open, has announced her retirement.
04:51 Fri Sep 19 2014
Australia will face the Czech Republic away in next year's Davis Cup World Group after Pat Rafter side's copped another nightmare draw.
18:53 Thu Sep 18 2014
Chinese state media is reporting that former Australian Open winner Li Na is poised to retire from tennis.
17:24 Thu Sep 18 2014
Marina Erakovic falls in straight sets to Australian Casey Dellacqua to exit the Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo.
13:38 Wed Sep 17 2014
A nightmare away showdown with Roger Federer's Switzerland is the draw Australia's Davis Cup team is looking to avoid.
Upset win for Erakovic in Tokyo
10:58 Wed Sep 17 2014
New Zealand tennis player Marina Erakovic has scored another upset win, downing world No.12 Sara Errani at the Pan Pacific Open in Japan.
01:37 Wed Sep 17 2014
Australian duo Casey Dellacqua and Jarmila Gajdosova have both claimed big scalps to advance to the second round of the Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo.
01:07 Wed Sep 17 2014
Samantha Stosur has lost to a qualifier at the WTA event in China.
18:13 Tue Sep 16 2014
Newly-crowned US Open junior tennis champion Omar Jasika will be considered for a wildcard entry to the Australian Open in January.
Erakovic cruises into Tokyo Open main draw
08:20 Tue Sep 16 2014
New Zealand No.1 Marina Erakovic has won through to the main draw of the Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo where she plays Italy's Sara Errani.
11:25 Mon Sep 15 2014
Mirjana Lucic-Baroni has won the WTA title in Quebec City - 16 years and four months after last winning a tournament.
10:31 Mon Sep 15 2014
New Zealand's opponent in their Davis Cup group one relegation tie will be Chinese Taipei.
10:21 Mon Sep 15 2014
Roger Federer has the chance to win the one big title that's eluded him when Switzerland meet France in the Davis Cup final in November.
08:42 Mon Sep 15 2014
Spain have been upset by Brazil to be knocked out of the Davis Cup World Group for the first time in nearly two decades.
01:36 Mon Sep 15 2014
Roger Federer's win over Fabio Fognini has helped Switzerland reach the Davis Cup final where they will take on France.
19:41 Sun Sep 14 2014
Australia have retained their spot in the elite 16-nation Davis Cup World Group after powering past Uzbekistan in this week's play-off in Perth.
08:10 Sun Sep 14 2014
Persisting despite knee injuries and a heart condition, Italian Karin Knapp wins her first WTA Tour title at the Tashkent Open at the age of 27.
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