Tennis stars Roger Federer and Serena Williams have both pulled out of an exhibition tournament in India next week as a result of the country's cash crunch, organizers said Tuesday.
Argentina won its first Davis Cup title on Sunday when Federico Delbonis swept past Ivo Karlovic in straight sets to complete a stunning 3-2 comeback win over Croatia.
Croatia needs one more point to win its second Davis Cup title after winning the doubles against Argentina in straight sets on Saturday.
In a battle of big servers, Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro beat Croatia's Ivo Karlovic 6-4, 6-7 (6), 6-3, 7-5 on Friday to leave the two teams tied at 1-1 following the opening singles matches in the Davis Cup final.
Caroline Wozniacki and Ana Ivanovic will compete at the Auckland Classic in January, organizers said Wednesday, hailing "the strongest field ever" at the Australian Open warm-up tournament.
Andy Murray and Kei Nishikori tend to linger when they get together. Their latest matchup set a record.
Novak Djokovic edged a bit closer to the year-end No. 1 ranking. The second-ranked Serb beat Milos Raonic 7-6 (6), 7-6 (5) Tuesday to qualify for the semifinals of the ATP finals and improve his record against the Canadian to 8-0.
Taking the court as the No. 1-ranked player for the first time, Andy Murray got the job done.
Karolina Pliskova and Barbora Strycova clinched the Czech Republic's fifth Fed Cup title in six years on Sunday after beating France in the deciding doubles rubber in Strasbourg.
Caroline Garcia defeated two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova 7-6 (8/6), 6-3 to bring France level at 1-1 against the Czech Republic after the first day of the Fed Cup final on Saturday.