Here is the latest Tennis News from USA Today.
Japan, Australia up 2-0 in Davis Cup World Group playoffs
Japan and Australia took 2-0 leads in their Davis Cup World Group playoffs on Friday
Murray to play singles, doubles for Britain in Davis Cup
Andy Murray will play both singles and doubles for Britain in its Davis Cup semifinal against Argentina starting Friday
Frenchman Gasquet faces Croatia’s Coric in Davis Cup SFs
Richard Gasquet faces teenager Borna Coric in the opening singles of the Davis Cup semifinal between injury-hit France and host Croatia on Friday
Nara upsets third-seeded Putintseva to advance at Japan Open
Kurumi Nara upset third-seeded Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan 6-2, 6-2 on Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Japan Open
ITF bans 2 umpires for life for betting-related offenses
The International Tennis Federation says Uzbekistan umpires Sherzod Hasanov and Arkhip Molotyagin have been banned for life after being found guilty of betting-related offenses
Davis Cup: Murray gives Britain lift vs Argentina in semis
With Andy Murray back, Britain should beat Argentina in Davis Cup this weekend for the first time since 1928 and make the final
Monfils ruled out of Davis Cup semifinal against Croatia
Gael Monfils has been ruled out of France’s Davis Cup semifinal in Croatia this week
Putintseva advances at Japan Open with win over Sakkari
Third-seeded Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan defeated Maria Sakkari of Greece 6-4, 6-3 on Wednesday to advance to the second round of the Japan Open
Defending champion Beck upset by Stefkova in Quebec City
Defending champion Annika Beck of Germany was upset by Barbora Stefkova 2-6, 7-5, 6-3 in the opening round of the Coupe Banque Nationale on Tuesday, one of four seeded players to fall on the second day of the tournament
Caroline Wozniacki and Venus Williams looked very chic at Serena’s NYFW show
Everyone looked great, naturally.
Crawford advances in Quebec City after edging Bonaventure
Samantha Crawford of the United States edged Ysaline Bonaventure of Belgium 7-6 (5), 6-7 (4), 6-4 in the opening round of the Coupe Banque Nationale on Monday
Maria Sharapova to find out decision on appeal in October
Maria Sharapova will find out next month if her appeal against a two-year doping ban has been successful
Sasnovich defeats top-seeded Doi at Japan Open
Top-seeded Misaki Doi of Japan lost to Aliaksandra Sasnovich of Belarus 7-5, 6-3 in the Japan Open first round
Kyrgios confident of fitness for Slovakia Davis Cup tie
Nick Kyrgios confident of being fit for Australia in Davis Cup tie vs. Slovakia
Fendrich on Tennis: So does Wawrinka belong to a Big 5 now?
Where does Stan Wawrinka fit among the elite of tennis?