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Fed Cup Final 2019: Alica Molik says Australia will come out 'stronger, more resilient and more prepared' after defeat to France
Australian captain Alicia Molik put a brave face on their Fed Cup defeat to France Sunday, insisting they will use it as fuel to finally snap a streak of nine final losses.
Fed Cup Final 2019: Ashleigh Barty makes it 1-1 for Australia with commanding win over France’s Caroline Garcia
World No 1 Ashleigh Barty emphatically hauled Australia back into contention in the Fed Cup Final on Saturday, crushing Caroline Garcia 6-0, 6-0 after France's Kristina Mladenovic whipped her teammate Ajla Tomljanovic
Fed Cup Final 2019: Ajla Tomljanovic to face Kristina Mladenovic first in role reversal between Australia and France
Picking Ajla Tomljanovic was a bold move as Australia bid for a first title in 45 years, with Stosur her country's most successful ever singles player, spanning 16 years of Fed Cup action.
Fed Cup Final 2019: World No 1 Ashleigh Barty gunning to help seven-time champions Australia win first title since 1974
While it is Australia's first final of the Fed Cup since 1993, France made the decider three years ago, losing 3-2 to the Czech Republic
Fed Cup 2019: Ashleigh Barty and Samantha Stosur power Australia into first final since 1993
Australia powered into its first Fed Cup final since 1993 with Ashleigh Barty and Samantha Stosur clinching the deciding fifth rubber against Belarus.