New Zealand's 2-1 defeat to India in their pivotal third and
final group match at the Fed Cup tennis tournament in
Kazakhstan means they have missed out on the semifinals and
will remain in Asia/Oceania Group II for at least another
An Australian Open that began in a heatwave and contained
seismic shocks aplenty ended with Stanislas Wawrinka
defeating Rafa Nadal to further undermine the superiority of
the so-called big four in men's tennis.