St. Louis 2014. Fed Cup Playoff

France defeats the United States 3-2

R1: (FRA) Caroline Garcia def. (USA) Sloane Stephens

6-3, 6-2

R2: (USA) Madison Keys def. (FRA) Alize Cornet

6-7(4), 7-6(4), 6-3

R3: (USA) Sloane Stephens def. (FRA) Virginie Razzano

6-2, 6-4

R4: (FRA) Caroline Garcia def. (USA) Madison Keys

6-4, 6-3

R5: (FRA) C.Garcia and V.Razzano def. (USA) M.Keys and S.Stephens

6-2, 7-5

Fed Cup St. Louis: Day Two

FRANCE DEFEATS USA 3-2 (In the deciding doubles rubber) After Alize Conet’s tough loss to Madison Keys on Saturday, French Captain Amelie Mauresmo substituted veteran Virginie Razzano to play Sloane Stephens in Sunday’s first single rubber. Since her first Fed Cup Tie in 2001, Razzano actually had a remarkable 10-4 singles record before today’s match. […]

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Fed Cup St. Louis: Day One

Day-1. R1: Caroline Garcia def. Sloane Stephens (France up 1-0) First set: Caroline Garcia managed two breaks to Sloane’s one and easily stole the set 6-3. Second set: Sloane was broken right out of the gate, and Garcia quickly went up 2-0. Stephens then held and broke back to make it 2-all…BUT was immediately broken […]

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2014 Fed Cup Semifinal Weekend – A Preview

Congratulations to Bolivia and Chile, after competing in Fed Cup Group II play in Puerto Rico last week – they advanced to Group I for 2015. Group II play continues for the Europe/Africa Zone Wednesday through Friday in Lithuania. Eight nations are competing for two spots in Group I next year, while two will be […]

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Fed Cup 2014: USA vs. France

The “World Cup of Tennis” returns April 19th and 20th, with nation-on-nation match-ups scheduled across the globe. In the World Group, the Czech Republic will host Italy and Australia will host Germany to determine which two nations will battle for the 2014 Fed Cup Title this November. World Group “Playoff” matches are also scheduled that […]

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