Birmingham's Dan Evans has been called up to replace Kyle Edmund as Great Britain’s No. 2 singles player for the Davis Cup semifinal against Australia.
Evans is ranked 300th in the world and faces a tough match against an opponent who is more than 250 places above him in the world rankings.
He will take on Australia's Bernard Tomic in the second rubber at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow on Friday.
The former British Tennis number one Greg Rusedski is in Nottingham today to encourage more people to take up the sport.
He'll be joining hundreds of people in the city's Old Market Square as part of the free event organised by the Lawn Tennis Association.
It's ahead of the Aegon Open in Nottingham, where international tennis stars will descend on the city for the tournament from June 6th.
Birmingham's Jordanne Whiley has won the Wheelchair women's doubles title at the US Open.
22-year-old Whiley and her partner, Yui Kamiji of Japan, won the match 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, to take the title and complete a calendar Grand Slam, becoming the first ever players in Great Britain and Japan to do so.
The white tennis dress made famous in the iconic 1970s Tennis Girl poster has been sold for £15,500 at an auction in the West Midlands.Read the full story ›
With news that the famous white tennis dress worn in the Athena tennis posters from the 1970s is going under the hammer, we've been looking at the famous faces who've recreated the image.
Most recently, Britain's Got Talent judge Amanda Holden paid homage to the famous photograph that was taken in Birmingham in the 1970s.
The famous lot of the print, the white tennis dress and the racquet that featured in the photograph will be auctioned in Stourbridge on 5th July.
The white tennis dress made famous in the iconic Tennis Girl poster of the 1970s is going to be auctioned off in the West Midlands next month.
The dress is handmade with lace trim and was made famous in the photograph taken on a Birmingham University tennis court in 1976.
The photograph was taken by the late Martin Elliott and featured his then-girlfriend Fiona Butler from Worcestershire.
The photograph sold more than two million copies worldwide.
The dress, tennis racquet and two posters will go under the hammer at Fieldings Auctioneers in Stourbridge on Wimbledon Ladies' Finals day - Saturday 5th July.
A dress from the world famous Athena tennis picture in up for auction in the Midlands.
The shot, which was taken at the University of Birmingham in 1976, sold two million copies worldwide.
The dress, along with the racquet and two posters, are expected to fetch between £1,000 and £2,000. The sale will be held on the same day as the Wimbledon ladies' final.
The Aegon Classic tennis tournament gets underway at the Edgbaston Priory Club today, featuring five of the top 20 ranked women in the world.
World number 7, Jelena Jankovic tops the list, along with fellow Serb star Ana Ivanovic, and a host of other big names from around the world.
The tournament is one of the main warm up competitions for the Wimbledon Championships. Daniela Hantuchova won last year's singles tournament.
It runs until 15 June, when there will be a charity exhibition match - 'Rally for Bally', to raise money for the Elena Baltacha Academy of Tennis and the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity, after former British number 1, Elena Baltacha, died from cancer last month.
Martina Navratilova, Anne Keothavong, Jamie Murray and Tim Henman will take part in the charity contest.
Birmingham's Ann Jones has been awarded a CBE in the New Year Honours for her service to tennis since winning Wimbledon in 1969.
Solihull tennis player Dan Evans plays Croatian number one Ivan Dodig on the first day of Great Britain's Davis Cup World Group play off in Umag today.
Evans is ranked world number 149 after his performance in the US Open, while Dodig is number 35.
In the other match today, Andy Murray plays 16 year old Borna Coric.