Britain surge into Fed Cup play-offs


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Great Britain stormed to their third win in the Fed Cup last night when they kept up their 100 per cent record with a 3-0 victory over hosts Israel.

Judy Murray's side were given a flying start when Anne Keothavong beat Julia Glushko 6-2, 6-1. Victory was clinched by Elena Baltacha's 6-4 6-3 win over Shahar Peer before Heather Watson and Laura Robson won the doubles convincingly.

Britain finished top of their Euro/Africa Zone group and face Austria today in the play-offs as they attempt to win a place in the elite World competition.