Davis Cup bans Tunisia for 1 year

Updated: November 2, 2013, 8:57 AM ET
Associated Press

CAGLIARI, Italy -- The International Tennis Federation banned Tunisia from the 2014 Davis Cup on Saturday after one of its players was ordered not to compete against an Israeli opponent at a second-tier tournament last month.

The ITF said in a statement that the Tunisian federation was guilty of "interfering with international sporting practice" when it ordered Malek Jaziri to withdraw from his quarterfinal against Israeli player Amir Weintraub at an ATP Challenger tournament in Tashkent, ...

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