Great Britain battle past Greece to set up pool decider on epic night of Fed Cup tennis at University of Bath
Roared on by another capacity crowd on Centre Court, Katie Boulter recovered from losing the second set and conceding an early break in the third to beat Valentini Grammatikopoulou 6-3 4-6 6-3 in the opening rubber.
The second rubbed also provided a rollercoaster for the home fans as Johanna Konta lost the first set to Maria Sakkari before battling back to take the victory 4-6 6-2 6-3 in a high-quality contest after nearly three hours on court.
Katie Swan and Harriet Dart wrapped up a 3-0 success for the hosts as they beat Anna Arkadianou and Despina Papamichail 6-1 6-4 in the late-night doubles rubber that finished around midnight.
That result means that Friday’s match against Hungary, who have also won their opening two contests after beating Slovenia 3-0 on Thursday, will decide who finishes top of Pool A and progresses to Saturday’s promotion decider.
It is a similar situation in Pool B with both Croatia and Serbia meeting on Friday morning having won their two contests so far – they beat Georgia 2-1 and Turkey 3-0 respectively on Thursday.
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