Vietnamese teams secured wins in the second round of the 2019 Asia/Oceania Pre-Qualifying Junior Fed Cup and Davis Cup yesterday in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Vietnamese tennis aims to become more professional this year, according to chairman of Việt Nam Tennis Federation (VTF), Nguyễn Quốc Kỳ.
Romania reached the Fed Cup semi-finals for the first time on Sunday with a 3-2 win over defending champions Czech Republic as Irina-Camelia Begu and Monica Niculescu stunned Wimbledon and French Open winners Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova in a marathon doubles decider.
Petra Kvitova and Karolina Pliskova will lead the Czech Republic in the Fed Cup final in Prague against a United States team counting on a crop of unfamiliar names to defend the title.
Serena Williams, winner of an Open Era-record 23 Grand Slam singles titles, unveils the joys and pains of her private life in an HBO documentary debuting on Wednesday.
Angelique Kerber earned quick revenge against Petra Kvitova with a 6-3, 6-2 defeat of the Czech in the Stuttgart Grand Prix on Wednesday while top seed Simona Halep needed a fightback to survive.
The Fed Cup is likely to face radical reforms for 2019, echoing controversial plans to expand the Davis Cup, it was revealed on Sunday.
Serena and Venus Williams have opted out of the United States team to face France in the Fed Cup semi-finals, the US Tennis Association (USTA) announced on Wednesday.
Việt Nam came from behind to secure third place at the Junior Davis Cup, after defeating Sri Lanka 2-1 on Saturday in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Việt Nam lost 1-2 to Pacific Oceania in the semi-finals of the Junior Davis Cup yesterday in Colombo, Sri Lanka.