Hogenkamp puts Netherlands in control in record triumph

Moscow (AFP) - Richel Hogenkamp beat Svetlana Kuznetsova in a record four-hour marathon to give the Netherlands a shock 2-0 lead in their Fed Cup opening round tie against Russia on Saturday.

Millman crashes out in Montpellier

John Millman has lost his quarter-final clash against French veteran Paul-Henri Mathieu at the Open Sud de France in Montpellier.

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Stosur ready to carry Fed Cup load

Samantha Stosur says she's happy to carry the hopes of Australia in this weekend's Fed Cup World Group Two tie against Slovakia in Bratislava.

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Hewitt to take on familiar foes

Lleyton Hewitt started his Davis Cup playing career against the USA and will also debut against the Americans as captain.

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Sharapova plays Russian roulette with Olympic dream

Paris (AFP) - Maria Sharapova attempts to remain on course for the Rio Olympics when Russia take on the Netherlands in the Fed Cup this weekend even if she courts controversy by not actually playing.

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Tomic into quarter-finals in Ecuador

Tournament top seed Bernard Tomic has progressed to the last eight of the Ecuador Open after beating Spain's Roberto Carballes in three sets.

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