Agence France-PresseApril 9, 2014 13:38
World number 18 Sloane Stephens will lead the United States when they host France in a Fed Cup World Group playoff in St. Louis, Missouri, this month.
The US Tennis Association and Fed Cup captain Mary Joe Fernandez announced the US squad for the April 19-20 tie on Wednesday, with Sloane heading a team that also includes Madison Keys, Varvara Lepchenko and Christina McHale.
Keys is ranked 42nd in the world, Lepchenko 49th and McHale 57th.
The best-of-five match series will be played at Chaifetz Arena on the campus of Saint Louis University.