|Fed Cup 2019|
|Venue: University of Bath Dates: 6-9 February 2019|
|Coverage: BBC website will have live text commentaries on selected GB matches from 16:30 GMT on Wed-Fri.|
Katie Boulter gave Great Britain a winning start to their first Fed Cup tie on home soil for 26 years by overcoming Slovenia’s Kaja Juvan in straight sets.
The British number two beat her 18-year-old opponent 6-4 6-2 in Bath.
GB are bidding to reach the World Group II play-offs for a third consecutive year.
The hosts’ number one Johanna Konta will face Dalila Jakupovic in Wednesday’s second singles rubber.
There are eight teams – split into two groups – taking part in the Europe/Africa round-robin event in Bath.
The group winners face each other on Saturday, with the winner going through to April’s World Group II play-offs for a chance of promotion.
More to follow.
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