|Fed Cup: Group I Europe/Africa Zone|
|Venue: University of Bath Dates: 69 February 2019|
|Coverage: BBC Web Site will have live text commentaries on selected GB Games (GB sessions start at 16:30 GMT on Wed-Fri).|
British couple two Katie Boulter survived a scare to overcome Greece’s Valentini Grammatikopoulou and continue the hosts’ winning start to their roundrobin Fed Cup band.
2-2, boulter, dropped the second place but written himself in the next to win 6-3 4-6 6-3.
Johanna Konta confronts Maria Sakkari alongside Thursday, prior to a rubber.
The tie would be clinched by A Konta win to GB, who overcome against Slovenia 3-0 on Wednesday.
“This was slightly dramatic,” Boulter stated. “I put everything at stake there. I am a fighter”
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The Greek 21-year-old fought back, showing more aggression to clinch a tight group, although an initially-calm Boulter looked confident breaking Grammatikopoulou’s perform twice.
Boulter appeared Shortly when the Greek player was operating to the second group following the call of a line judge was overruled by the umpire controversially. The home fans thought the ball had landed out, which would’ve passed two points that were break-back to Boulter.
However, as GB play home soil this week or the very first time in 26 decades backed by a playful Audience of 1,800 at the University of Bath, she recovered her form as the match entered an hour.
“When it was not for you guys, I actually don’t know whether the outcome might have been the same,” Boulter educated fans.
Eventually, a gutsy success retained the side of Anne Keothavong on course to Group A. and continued Boulter’s 100 percent record in Fed Cup Tennis
How can Great Britain reach the World Group?
Having been outside the top two tiers since 1993, GB have been bidding to hit the World Group II.
There are just eight teams – put in to two groups – participate in the Europe/Africa event in Somerset before Saturday, when the group winners will soon match to determine who advances to April’s play-off event to struggle for promotion to another tier.
In Saturday’s decider, either Serbia or Croatia – who fulfill Friday – would participate from groupb, when they both won on Thursday to make it two wins from two.