Fed Cup team nominations
The United States, France , Russia and Belgium have announced the squads that will dispute the Fed Cup semi-finals at the Olympic Stadium, Moscow, from 19-23 November. This year, Belgium meets USA in the first semifinal with Russia facing France in the second. Both semifinals are best of five rubbers .
The semifinal schedule is as follows:
Wednesday 19 November 11:00 (GMT 08:00, CET 09:00) Belgium v USA - 2 singes n/b 17:00 (GMT 14:00, CET 15:00) France v Russia - 2 singles
Thursday 20 November 10:00 (GMT 07:00, CET 08:00) Belgium v USA - 2 singles, 1 double n/b 17:00 (GMT 14:00, CET 15:00) France v Russia - 2 singles, 1 doubles.
The winning semifinal nations will meet in the Final to be played on 22-23 November.
Captain: Mr. Ivo Van Aken
Captain: Ms. Billie Jean King
Captain: Mr. Shamil Tarpischev
Captain: Mr. Guy Forget
Career high ranking: 6 (16/10/2005)
Current Ranking: 40, 789 pts, 35 tournaments
2007 race to the championship: 26, 293 pts, 8 tournaments
Year-end Ranking: 2006 - 46, 2005 - 8, 2004 - 63, 2003 - 146
Winner: 2006 - Beijing, 2005 - Sydney, Budapest, Hasselt
Runner-up: 2006 - Prague, 2005 - Hyderabad, Forest Hills, Los Angeles YEC
Semifinal: 2006 - Paris, Bogota, 2004 - Sopot
Quarterfinal: 2005 - Prague, Modena, 2004 - Indian Wells, Stockholm, Seoul, Filderstadt