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Friday, February 13, 2013


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Draws Announced For Fed Cup Play-Offs

The ITF has announced the draws for the 2013 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group and World Group II play-offs on April 20-21.


Germany (c) (*) v Serbia (s)
Australia (s) (c) v Switzerland
Spain (c) (*) v Japan (s)
USA (s) (c) (*) v Sweden


Belgium (s) (c) v Poland
France (s) (c) (*) v Kazakhstan
Argentina (c) (*) v Great Britain (s)
Ukraine (s) (c) (*) v Canada

(s) = seed
(c) = choice of ground
(*) = choice of ground decided by lot

The 2013 World Group and World Group II play-offs will take place alongside the World Group semi-finals on 20-21 April. In the semi-finals, Italy will be at home to Czech Republic, and Russia will be at home to Slovak Republic.


Nadal Accuses ATP of Not Caring About Players’ Health

Whether or not Rafael Nadal’s uncharacteristically feisty mood was down to losing a clay-court final to somebody other than Novak Djokovic or Roger Federer for the first time in his career, only he will know. But the seven times French Open champion and former world no.1 vented his ire on the ATP World Tour for what he perceives to be: ‘a lack of care about players’ health.’


Azarenka Building Her Confidence For Upcoming Tennis Events

Victoria Azarenka suffered much criticism on her route to retaining the Australian Open title last month. So the world no.1 has decided to indulge in a little self-congratulations as she sets out on her mission to maintain top spot in Doha, Qatar with both Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova threatening her position.



Roddick And Stephens Top WTT Marquee Player Draft

Andy Roddick is returning to the tennis courts this summer.

The former world number one was the top pick in the World TeamTennis Marquee Draft.   Roddick, who first started with WTT in 2000, will play for the Springfield Lasers.  This will be Roddick's 7th WTT season and his first since 2010.


Nadal Against 25-Second Rule

Rafael Nadal has come out against the ATP’s new enforcement of the 25 seconds between serves rule. The Spaniard has a reputation as being one of the slowest players on tour and while another notoriously slow player, No. 1 Novak Djokovic, has accepted the rule, Nadal has not.


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