USA v Italy Live
As the World Groups battle begins on the 8th and 9th of February, a part of Fed Cup team makes a stop at the Public Auditorium of Cleveland at USA for the fourth combat between the host team and Italy in about six years.
Four matches have been announced as per the rule. They will be held hard indoor courts of the mentioned venue.
The USA captain, Fernandez, has selected a line-up of quite young, yet high ranking tennis players. The recently turning 19 and number 37 in the world, Keys, will open the first round with a head-to-head with.
Italy’s world number 40 and eight years older, Karin Knapp. Alison Riske, Michale and Davis form the rest of the USA team. They will face the Italy’s younger side of the team, Camila Giorgi, Burnett and Matteucci, in three other matches respectively.
Barazzutti, the captain of the Italy Fed Cup team, has voiced her high confidence in her team while talking to the press. USA will, however, be a tough team to deal with, she said.
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Posted: 6th November 2010
The United States and Italy face off in the World Group Final this week, held November 6th through the 7th, happening at the San Diego Sports Arena in San Diego, California in the United States with nearly 9000 fans able to attend the tournament. The first days events starts at 13:00 local time and then on Day two at the same time. The tournament will happen on hard courts indoors. Get your membership now to watch this Fed Cup final live from your computer in high quality video as well as more live tennis via your internet connection.
The United States had never lost to Italy before 2009, having taken a total of nine games against the Nation. But last year, Italy stepped it up in Reggio Calabria with a final score of 4-0. The United States has won the Fed Cup title a total of 17 times, more than any other nation but they haven't taken the title since 2000. As for Italy, besides last year's title they have won only one other time in 2006 and in fact have only played for the title four times. They got here this year by beat the Ukraine 4-1 and the Czech Republic 5-0.
The team nominations for the United States are Bethanie Mattek-Sands, Melanie Oudin, Coco Vandeweghe and Liezel Huber with Mary Joe Fernandez as the team Captain for the U.S. As for the Italians, they are being captained by Corrado Barazzutti, and the official team nominations are Francesca Shiavone, Flavia Pennetta, Roberta Vinci and Sara Errani. Get your membership to watch Fed Cup action live as well as tennis events from all of the tour's right from your computer in high quality video all year.
Tags: Fed Cup, USA, Alison Riske, Camila Giorgi, United States, live tennis, Italy, Melanie Oudin
Posted: 8th February 2014
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