SA Fed Cup Team announced

Tennis South Africa (TSA) announced their strongest possible Fed Cup team for the upcoming Fed Cup Euro/Africa Zone Group 1 tie to be staged in Eilat, Israel from 3-6 February 2015. The team comprises:

Chanel Simmonds
Ilze Hattingh
Madrie le Roux
Michelle Sammons

With Earl Grainger as Captain, South Africa will be competing in Europe/Africa Zone Group 1 for the first time since 2006 after winning promotion from Europe/Africa Zone Group 2 in Tallinn, Estonia last year.

South Africa will face the hosts Israel as well as Sweden, Portugal, Ukraine, Great Britain, Georgia, Croatia, Estonia, Turkey, Hungary, Belgium, Bulgaria and Latvia in the round-robin competition to be played at the Municipal Tennis Centre.

“It is going to be an enormous challenge competing in Group I,” said Grainger. “However I am confident the girls will do very well, we will be fighting all the way to keep the South African flag flying high.”