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 Adrian Mannarino (right) with France’s team captain Yannick Noah after winning his singles tennis match in Davis Cup. Photograph:  Jean-Pierre Clatot/AFP/Getty Images

Proposals to radically change the Davis Cup have been met with strong and mixed opinions from the tennis world. The International Tennis Federation, (...)

 Serena Williams of the US in doubles action with her sister Venus in the Fed Cup. Photograph: PA

Serena Williams “almost died” after giving birth to her daughter last September, the former women’s world number one tennis player wrote in a column (...)

 Jocelyn Rae serves at Wimbledon last July. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Scottish doubles specialist Jocelyn Rae has retired at the age of 26. Rae made 17 Fed Cup appearances during her career but will now focus on coachin(...)

Former Romanian tennis ace Ilie Nastase has been banned from the Fed Cup and Davis Cup until 2019. Photograph: PA

Romanian Fed Cup captain Ilie Nastase has been banned from acting in an official capacity at all International Tennis Federation (ITF) team competitio(...)

 Romania’s Fed Cup team captain Ilie Nastase argues with an ITF official during the Fed Cup World Group II playoff tie against Britain in Constanta. Photograph: PA

Ilie Nastase again insisted on Tuesday that he has not made any racist remarks following a controversial weekend which could result in the Romanian lo(...)

Serena Williams has spoken about the Ilie Nastase controversy, writing on Instagram: “It disappoints me to know we live in a society where people like Ilie Nastase can make such racist comments towards myself and unborn child and sexist comments against my peers.” Photograph: PA

American tennis player Serena Williams has accused Ilie Nastase of racially abusing her and her unborn baby as she made her first response to comments(...)

Great Britain head coach Anne Keothavong gestures towards Romania’s head coach Ilie Nastase during the FedCup Group II playoff match  in Constanta , Romania. Photograph: George Calin/Inquam Photos via Reuters

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has launched an investigation into Romanian Fed Cup coach Ilie Nastase after allegations the former world n(...)

 The German team is introduced to the crowd during the opening ceremony of the Fed Cup match against the United States  in  Maui, Hawaii. Photograph:   Bruce Ormori/EPA

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) has apologised after a version of Germany’s historic national anthem associated with the Nazi regime was p(...)

Flavia Pennetta  kisses the US Open trophy after beating fellow Italian Roberta Vinci  in the US Open 2015 women’s single final. Photograph: Kena Betancur/AFP/Getty Images

Storm clouds were gathering overhead and the wind was kicking up as Flavia Pennetta and Roberta Vinci walked off the court together, having played the(...)