Katie Boulter place the Uk on the Point of April’s Fed Cup advertising.
The British number two’s 64 6-3 triumph gave her team the ideal beginning to Saturday’s crucial best-of-three tie.
Britain will triumph and then proceed a step closer to World Group II if Johanna Konta beats Aleksandra Krunic second.
Boulter’s success was her fourth in four days, maintaining her Fed Cup record.
“I am close to tears at this time. It’s been really a long week,” Boulter said.
“this means everything and a lot more. I put every thing and also have so much heart. It only means a lot to me”
The hosts – who triumphed to top Group A in all three of these round-robin suits between Wednesday and Friday – are bidding to reach on the entire world Group II play-offs for a third consecutive year.
If Konta be conquered by Serbia’s world number 57 Krunic, the tie will be determined with one last doubles rubber, in which Katie Swan and Harriet Dart are put to play Great Britain against Olga along with Krunic Danilovic.
Boulter, 2-2, has taken the responsibility of leading the hosts out in her stride, taking charge of four of her launching collections and moving onto deliver several valuable wins, unfazed by an increasing frenzy of press spotlight along with ever-so-slightly relieving the pressure on Konta.
Leicester-born Boulter, who fought through a thriller against Hungary’s Dalma Galfi to triumph at a third-set tie break on Friday, needed no this drama coming in 1 hour 28 minutes.
Jorovic, ranked 3-4 places lower than world number 83 Boulter, was the and the Briton took advantage to win six of her 11 break points, into the joy of another sold out audience at the University of Bath.
“I came back to the week perhaps not knowing what to expect,” said the Briton, who before this week had played with Fed Cup doubles games. “To turn out with four wins is probably better than I imagined.
“that I wasn’t moving directly into the week thinking’I’m going to win four games’. I was putting my heart on the line and doing the best that I can, and seeing what comes of this.
“Playing for your country can be somewhat different to playing for your self. You are trying to make people proud.
“that I cannot even tell you exactly what the atmosphere is when you are walkout to that point, when you are got everyone knocking [for you] and what are you.
“It is very special and I can replicate that numerous more times”
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Britain have played outside the top of the Fed Cup two tiers since 1993, but – including Saturday’s tie against the Serbs – still have to win two fixtures at a row to move upto World Group II.
Europe/Africa zone Group I event in Bath, Only at that third-tier, there were eight teams – divided in to two groups – shooting part, with only the band winners GB and Serbia meeting to get a chance to progress.