• France's Caroline Garcia, right, celebrates with her teammate Pauline Parmentier, her victory after defeating Italy's Sara Errani during the first round of the Fed Cup competition between France and Italy, in Marseille, southern France, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

    Garcia wins to draw France level 1-1 with Italy in Fed Cup

    MARSEILLE, France (AP) — Caroline Garcia beat former French Open runner-up Sara Errani 6-3, 7-5 to move France level with Italy 1-1 after the opening day of their Fed Cup first-round tie on Saturday.

    Updated: 11:15 am

  • Angelique Kerber of Germany returns a ball to Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland during their Fed Cup World Group first round tennis match between Germany and Switzerland  in Leipzig, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

    Kerber draws Germany level with Switzerland 1-1 in Fed Cup

    LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber defeated Timea Bacsinszky 6-1, 6-3 to draw Germany level with Switzerland 1-1 after the opening day of their Fed Cup first-round tie on Saturday.

  • Top-seeded Batista-Agut through to finals of Sofia Open

    SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Top-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut advanced to the finals of the Garanti Koza Sofia Open by beating Gilles Muller of Luxembourg 7-6 (5), 6-4.

  • Halep loses to Pliskova in Fed Cup

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Monica Niculescu beat two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova 6-3, 6-4 to ensure Romania tied with the Czech Republic 1-1 on the opening day of their Fed Cup first-round tie on Saturday.

    Updated: 9:41 am

  • Svetlana Kuznetsova, of Russia, reacts loosing a point to Richel Hogenkamp, of the Netherlands, during their Fed Cup tennis match between Russia and Netherlands in Moscow, Russia, on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)

    Bertens gives Netherlands lead over Russia in Fed Cup

    MOSCOW (AP) — Four-time Fed Cup champion Russia was on the brink of a surprise first-round defeat to the Netherlands after going 2-0 down on the first day Saturday.

    Updated: 10:19 am

  • German teen Zverev reaches Open Sud de France semifinals

    MONTPELLIER, France (AP) — Defending champion Richard Gasquet of France defeated Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus 6-4, 6-4 to reach the Open Sud de France semifinals on Friday.

  • Wozniacki to be Denmark’s flag-bearer at Olympics in Rio

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Former top-ranked tennis player Caroline Wozniacki has been chosen to be Denmark’s flag-bearer at the opening ceremony of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

  • Halep postpones op for Fed Cup against Czechs

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — World No. 2 Simona Halep has postponed a nasal operation so she can play for Romania against the Czech Republic in the first round of the Fed Cup World Group.

  • Top-seeded Bautista-Agut reaches semifinals at Sofia Open

    SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Top-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut advanced to the semifinals of the Sofia Open by beating eighth-seeded Adrian Mannarino 6-4, 6-3 Friday.

  • Australian Open 2016 winner and German Fed Cup tennis player Angelique Kerber returns a ball during the training at the Leipzig Fair in Leipzig, Germany, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016. Germany faces Switzerland in the World Group first round on the upcoming weekend. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

    Kerber playing on 1st day for Germany against Switzerland

    LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber will play on the opening day of Germany’s Fed Cup first-round tie against Switzerland on Saturday.