After 15 losses, Canada beats US for 1st time in Davis Cup

MADRID (AP) — Canada beat the United States in the Davis Cup for the first time on Tuesday, defeating the Americans 2-0 on the second day of the revamped team competition to end a run of 15 straight l...

ITF moves Pakistan-India Davis Cup matchup to Kazakhstan

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The International Tennis Federation has moved Pakistan’s Davis Cup matchup against India to a neutral venue in Kazakhstan. The best-of-five series between the fierce...

New Davis Cup era begins with revamped format, new features

MADRID (AP) — The famous face behind the biggest overhaul in Davis Cup history can’t hide his anxiety. The men’s international team tournament that begins Monday in the Spanish capit...

Taiwan expects 11.8 million visitors in 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The number of tourists visiting Taiwan this year should reach 11.8 million, a rise of 7 percent compared to the previous year, Transportation Minister Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍) ...

S. Korea promotes tourism at Taipei travel fair

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — South Korea is seeking to boost bilateral tourism with Taiwan at the 2019 Taipei International Travel Fair (ITF) taking place at TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall 1 between Nov...

ITF shifts Pakistan-India Davis Cup tie to neutral venue

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The International Tennis Federation says this month's Davis Cup tie between Pakistan and India in Islamabad "must" now be played at a neutral venue due to security concerns. ...

Haggerty gets 2nd term as ITF president

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — David Haggerty has been re-elected as president of the International Tennis Federation. The American was up against three other candidates — David Miley, Anil...

Federer, McEnroe push for Laver Cup's place in team tennis

GENEVA (AP) — Team events are having quite the resurgence on the men's tennis circuit, with three different competitions scheduled in the four months. What's still unclear, though, is whether they can...

Islamabad kept as host for Pakistan-India Davis Cup match

LONDON (AP) — The International Tennis Federation has kept Islamabad as the venue for the rescheduled Davis Cup series between Pakistan and India. Pakistan was due to host India on S...

Brazilian player gets life ban from tennis for match-fixing

LONDON (AP) — Brazilian player Diego Matos was banned for life from professional tennis on Monday after being found guilty of match-fixing. Matos, aged 31, was also fined $125,000 an...

China's Zheng Saisai captures 1st singles title at San Jose

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Zheng Saisai of China used steady, looping groundstrokes and patience to capture her first career singles title, beating Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus 6-3, 7-6 (3) in the Mubadala...

Brazilian tennis player Haddad Maia fails doping test

LONDON (AP) — The International Tennis Federation says Brazilian tennis player Beatriz Haddad Maia has been provisionally suspended for failing a doping test. The ITF says the 99th-r...

Tennis tech folks who test all stay mum on Wimbledon speed

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Roger Federer isn't entirely sure whether it's the grass courts themselves or the tennis balls or what, exactly, but he does know this: Something feels slower about the way W...

Sister act: 1st WTA meeting of identical twins ends in upset

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — The first meeting of identical twins in WTA Tour history ended with an upset as Kristyna Pliskova overcame a ranking gap of more than 100 places to beat Karolina at the gras...

Rankings change to help tennis pros at lower, junior levels

ROEHAMPTON, England (AP) — Tennis players at the lower and junior levels will have an easier opportunity to move up to the main tours under a new system that makes rankings points available at their t...