Australia to face Switzerland in Billie Jean King Cup finalNovember 12, 2022 GMT
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Australia reached the final of the biggest team event in women's tennis for the 19th time after winning the decisive doubles on a match tiebreaker to beat host nation Britain 2-1 in a thriller at the Billie Jean King Cup on Saturday.
Late doubles win for US over Poland at Billie Jean King CupNovember 10, 2022 GMT
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Coco Gauff and Caty McNally beat the Polish pair of Magda Linette and Alicja Rosolska 6-1, 6-2 to give the United States a 2-1 win at the Billie Jean King Cup team event on Wednesday.
Australia, Kazakhstan open with wins at Billie Jean King CupNovember 8, 2022 GMT
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Australia and Kazakhstan claimed victories on the opening day of the Billie Jean King Cup, the biggest team event in women's tennis.
The Australians, bidding for a first title in the competition in 48 years, beat Slovakia 2-1 in Group B thanks to victories by Storm Sanders and Ajla Tomljanovic in singles.
Russia beats Switzerland 2-0 to win Billie Jean King CupNovember 6, 2021 GMT
PRAGUE (AP) — Russia won both singles matches to defeat Switzerland 2-0 in the final of the Billie Jean King Cup on Saturday to claim the trophy for the fifth time.
Liudmila Samsonova rallied to capture the decisive point with a 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 victory over Tokyo Olympics singles champion Belinda Bencic.
Russia, Switzerland advance to meet in the final of BJK CupNovember 5, 2021 GMT
PRAGUE (AP) — Russia won the decisive doubles match Friday to beat the United States 2-1 and reach the final of the Billie Jean King Cup.
Veronika Kudermetova and Liudmila Samsonova defeated the American pair of Shelby Rogers and Coco Vandeweghe 6-3, 6-3 after the teams split the two singles matches of their semifinal.
Prague to host Billie Jean King Cup finals in NovemberAugust 27, 2021 GMT
LONDON (AP) — The twice-postponed finals of the Billie Jean King Cup will be played in Prague from Nov. 1-6, the International Tennis Federation said Friday.
The tournament, formerly known as the Fed Cup, was originally scheduled to take place in Budapest, Hungary, in April 2020 but was postponed for 12 months when the coronavirus pandemic was declared.
Britain, Canada, Italy advance to 2022 qualifying in BJK CupApril 17, 2021 GMT
Britain, Canada, Italy and Ukraine were among the eight countries that reached the qualifying round of the 2022 Billie Jean King Cup with victories Saturday...
Finals of Billie Jean King Cup postponed amid virus concernsFebruary 18, 2021 GMT
LONDON (AP) — The finals of the Billie Jean King Cup, formerly the Fed Cup, were postponed for a second time on Thursday...
Davis Cup, Fed Cup finals pushed to 2021 because of pandemicJune 26, 2020 GMT
LONDON (AP) — The Davis Cup and Fed Cup finals were scrapped for 2020 by the International Tennis Federation on Friday because of the coronavirus pandemic, and both competitions will resume next year...
Fed Cup follows Davis Cup with new tournament formatJune 27, 2019 GMT
LONDON (AP) — The Fed Cup is following the Davis Cup with a new tournament format.
Starting next year, the women's tennis event will be a six-day final tournament in April with 12 teams playing for an $18 million prize on clay courts in Budapest, Hungary, the International Tennis Federation said Thursday...