Published: Sun, November 12, 2017
Sports | By Ivan Ross

Belarus and United States tied after opening day of Fed Cup final

Belarus and United States tied after opening day of Fed Cup final

Minsk, Belarus, November 8, 2017 - the US players Coco Vandeweghe, Alison Riske, Shelby Rogers, Sloane Stephens and team's captain Kathy Rinaldi attend a news conference before the final against Belarus.

Vandeweghe holds a flawless record in Fed Cup action this year, winning five singles and one doubles match, including her defeat of Sasnovich. For me, Fed Cup is probably one of the more exciting moments I could have in my career. This sets up two pivotal "reverse" singles match-ups and the possible decisive doubles rubber on Sunday.

"I think I just, I don't know, I don't want to use the word "ooze" confidence, but I can't think of a better word".

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The USA won their only previous Fed Cup encounter with Belarus, whitewashing the former Soviet republic 5-0 in the World Group II opening-round tie in February, 2012.

U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens, who is ranked 13th, leads the American team, along with No. 10 CoCo Vandeweghe, a two-time Grand Slam semifinalist.

World number 10 Vandeweghe went into the opening rubber with a flawless singles record in the competition this year and was too good for Sasnovich, giving her country the upper hand as they attempt to end a 17-year-wait for a Fed Cup triumph.

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"Even though I will not be in Minsk for the final my heart is always with my country and my team and I will cheer for them from afar". "I spoke to Billie Jean before I came over". Otherwise, I was really pleased with how I played, how everything transpired from the fight she gave, to the crowd, to my own crowd that was there. Tennis was the last sport I ever played.

She added: "While it has been a tough year for me, I am already looking forward to 2018 and playing before my fans very soon". 'I feel I played a good player', the US Open victor said. 'She had a great crowd out there today. "I'm out here for these girls (her teammates), to compete as hard as I can".

"The fall season was really hard for me". I was so emotional during the match, because I felt all the support from spectators.

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