Fed Cup Summary

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First round world Group results from the Fed Cup:

GROUP A

Thursday, April 27

Germany 2, Croatia 1

Singles: Jelena Kostanic, Croatia, def. Andrea Glass, Germany, 6-7 (9-7), 6-1, 6-3. Anke Huber, Germany, def. Silvija Talaja, Croatia 6-2, 6-2.

Doubles: Anke Huber and Barbara Rittner, Germany, def. Silvija Talaja and Kostelic, Croatia, 6-4, 6-1.

Friday, April 28

Spain 2, Croatia 1

Singles: Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario, Spain, def. Iva Majoli, Croatia, 6-4, 6-2. Conchita Martinez, Spain, def. Jelena Kostanic, Croatia, 6-3, 6-2.

Doubles: Iva Majoli and Jelena Kostanic, Croatia, def. Luisa Serna and Cristina Torrens-Valera, Spain, 6-3, 7-6 (3).

Saturday, April 29

Italy vs. Croatia, 0900 Spain vs. Germany, 1600

Sunday, April 30

Italy vs. Germany, 1200

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GROUP B

Thursday, April 27

Czech Republic 2, Austria 1

Singles: Kveta Hrdlickova, Czech Republic, def. Patricia Wartusch, Austria, 6-3, 1-6, 6-3. Denisa Chladkova, Czech Republic, def. Barbara Schett, Austria, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2.

Doubles: Barbara Schett and Patricia Wartusch, Austria, def. Kveta Hrdlickova and Daniela Bedanova, Czech Republic, 7-6 (6), 2-6, 6-3.

Friday, April 28

Czech Republic 2, Switzerland 1

Singles: Kveta Hrdlickova, Czech Republic, def. Emmanuelle Gagliardi, Switzerland, 6-1, 7-6 (4). Patty Schnyder, Switzerland, def. Denisa Chladkova, Czech Republic, 6-2, 6-2.

Doubles: Kveta Hrdlickova and Daniela Bedanova, Czech Republic, def. Patty Schnyder and Emmanuelle Gagliardi, Switzerland, 4-6, 6-1, 6-1.

Saturday, April 29

Slovakia vs. Czech Republic, 0900 Switzerland vs. Austria, 1500

Sunday, April 30

Slovakia vs. Austria, 1200

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GROUP C

Thursday, April 27

Belgium 2, Australia 1

Singles: Laurence Courtois, Belgium, def. Nicole Pratt, Australia, 6-1, 2-6, 7-5. Jelena Dokic, Australia, def. Kim Clijsters, Belgium, 7-6 (4), 5-7, 9-7.

Doubles: Laurence Courtois and Els Callens, Belgium, def. Rennae Stubbs and Alicia Molik, Australia, 1-6, 6-0, 10-8.

Friday, April 28

France 2, Australia 1

Singles: Nathalie Dechy, France, def. Nicole Pratt, Australia, 6-4, 5-7, 6-2. Jelena Dokic, Australia, def. Sandrine Testude, France, 6-7 (4), 7-5, 6-3.

Doubles: Nathalie Tauziat and Julie Halard-Decugis, France, def. Rennae Stubbs and Alicia Molik, Australia, 6-0, 7-6 (3).

Saturday, April 29

Russia vs. Australia, 0600

France vs. Belgium, 1200

Sunday, April 30

Russia vs. Belgium, 0900

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FINALS

Wednesday, November 22 to Sunday, November 26 in the United States

Group A winner, Group B winner, Group C winner

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