Caroline Garcia called up to French FedCup squad set to face Romania despite issues with representing nation in past

Garcia's outing against Belgium, where she won two singles rubbers, was her first involvement in the FedCup after a two-year absence from the competition

Agence France-Presse April 08, 2019 18:29:19 IST
Caroline Garcia called up to French FedCup squad set to face Romania despite issues with representing nation in past
  • French number one Caroline Garcia has been called up for the 20-21 April FedCup semi-final in Rouen against Romania along with Alize Cornet, Kristina Mladenovic and Pauline Parmentier

  • The world number 21 Garcia had hinted following the quarter-final win over Belgium that her participation in the last-four showdown would not be a formality

  • Garcia's outing against Belgium, where she won two singles rubbers, was her first involvement in the FedCup after a two-year absence from the competition

Paris: French number one Caroline Garcia has been called up for the 20-21 April FedCup semi-final in Rouen against Romania along with Alize Cornet, Kristina Mladenovic and Pauline Parmentier.

Caroline Garcia called up to French FedCup squad set to face Romania despite issues with representing nation in past

File image of Caroline Garcia. Reuters

The world number 21 Garcia had hinted following the quarter-final win over Belgium that her participation in the last-four showdown would not be a formality.

Coach Julien Benneteau insisted Monday he was "no longer worried about whether she turned up or not".

"I called her to inform her of her selection and she told me 'It's important for me'," he said.

Garcia's outing against Belgium, where she won two singles rubbers, was her first involvement in the FedCup after a two-year absence from the competition.

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