Fed cup team get off to commanding start

3d Tennis

By Ros Satar

RR Pool B Doubles: Laura Robson/Johanna Konta def Simic/Kajtazovic 6-0, 6-0

RR Pool B Singles: Heather Watson def Husaric 6-3, 6-4

RR Pool B Singles: Anne Keothavong def Herdzelas 6-4, 6-2

The British Fed Cup team got off to a dream start after the first day of competition was wiped out due to rain.

The weather improved as Team GB faced the lowest ranked of the competitors in the round-robin competition.

It was a fantastic start for Johanna Konta on her debut, as she and Robson dished out a double bagel for the first time (for the GB team) in 11 years.

 

British number one, Heather Watson admitted to feeling nervous in her first match, but was delighted to get the first win under her belt.

The Brits face Portugal tomorrow, in the revised schedule, which sees play spill over to Sunday.

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