Faced with fake news and collapse of editorial integrity at Independent Media, the last thing media needs are scandals, writes Adriaan Basson.
An overhaul of the Fed Cup format will see 12 nations compete in a six-day event in Budapest from 2020-2022 with a huge boost in prize money.
France set up a Fed Cup final against Australia when Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic, who once were barely on speaking terms, teamed-up to down Romania.
Simona Halep battled back from a set down to defeat France's Caroline Garcia and put Romania within touching distance of a first Fed Cup final appearance since 1973.
Victoria Azarenka crushed Samantha Stosur to send the Fed Cup semi-final between Australia and Belarus into a deciding fifth rubber in Brisbane.
Australia and Belarus shared the spoils on day one of their Fed Cup semi-final in Brisbane Saturday with Ashleigh Barty sweeping past Victoria Azarenka.
Reigning Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber will miss Germany's Fed Cup playoff tie against Latvia because of an illness.
Former Grand Slam champion Samantha Stosur was recalled for Australia's Fed Cup semi-final against Belarus as the country chases its first title since 1974.
Petra Kvitova and Karolina Pliskova will snub the Fed Cup playoffs, raising the chances of holders the Czech Republic being relegated.
The Luxembourg Fed Cup defeat has left SA with relegation blues in both Davis Cup and the women's international tournaments. Sy Lerman reports.
Former world No 1s Karolina Pliskova and Simona Halep won their opening rubbers in the Fed Cup.
Perth has been named as host city for the Fed Cup final between Australia and France later this year - the first to be held Down Under for four decades.
Veteran Pauline Parmentier defeated a hobbling Irina-Camelia Begu to pull France level at 2-2 in their Fed Cup semi-final with Romania.
Australia powered into its first Fed Cup final since 1993 with Ashleigh Barty and Samantha Stosur clinching the deciding fifth rubber against Belarus.
Simona Halep outclassed Kristina Mladenovic to give Romania a 1-0 lead in their Fed Cup semi-final against France.
World No 9 Ashleigh Barty will face her doubles partner and two-time major winner Victoria Azarenka in the Fed Cup semi-final.
Veteran Lucie Safarova has been drafted in to help Fed Cup holders Czech Republic bounce back from defeat by Romania and win a crucial playoff.
French number one Caroline Garcia has been called up for the April 20-21 Fed Cup semi-final in Rouen against Romania.
Australia will play their Fed Cup semi-final against Belarus on the hardcourts of Brisbane in the first meeting between the two countries.
Romania reached the Fed Cup semi-finals for the first time on Sunday with victory over defending champions Czech Republic.
South African Fed Cup Captain Rene Plant has seen plenty of positives from the team despite the unfavourable tournament results this past week.
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