Fed Cup: Feb. 6 results

Israel vs. Austria features two rosters of players perfectly at home on the WTA Tour. It proved as tight as you’d expect, with Israel squeaking out a win.

Elsewhere, screeching Michelle Larcher de Brito got schooled by … Olga Govortsova.

And playing captain Sania Mirza put herself in for the deciding (and winning) doubles against New Zealand.

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Introducing … Team Serbia

It went unnoticed at the press conference because, beyond Ana Ivanovic and perhaps Jelena Jankovic, local media isn’t going to be too familiar with female Serbian tennis players.

But notable as a no-show for the visiting team at this week’s Fed Cup tie is the one top-50 – actually the one top-100 – player they did have, Bojana Jovanovski.

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