Tennis

SAN ANTONIO — Sofia Kenin and Sloane Stephens won matches to give the United States a 3-1 victory over Switzerland on Sunday in a Fed Cup World Group playoff. Kenin, a late replacement for Madison Keys, beat Timea Bacsinszky 6-3, 7-6 (4) to wrap up the match at Freeman Coliseum. The Americans advanced to the
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BRISBANE, Australia — Australia advanced to the Fed Cup final for the first time in more than a quarter century after Ashleigh Barty and Samantha Stosur beat Aryna Sabalenka and Victoria Azarenka of Belarus 7-5, 3-6 6-2 in a decisive doubles match Sunday. Australia will play in the final for the first time since 1993.
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An Ashleigh Barty-powered Australia seized their moment when tennis briefly stole the spotlight in April, but they aren’t done yet after booking the country’s first Fed Cup finals appearance in 26 years. World No.9 Barty won all three of her matches in Brisbane to improve her unbeaten run to 14 in the teams event and
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LONDON — Brazilian tennis player Joao Souza has been provisionally suspended again amid a corruption investigation by the Tennis Integrity Unit. Souza had already been provisionally suspended on March 29 but was reinstated on April 8 following a successful appeal. The TIU says that the provisional suspension has been put back in place “following consideration
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