MINSK, 19 April (BelTA) – Belarus' world number 10 Aryna Sabalenka will open the 2019 Fed Cup Australia vs Belarus semifinal tie against Australia's world number 77 Samantha Stosur at Pat Rafter Arena on 20 April, BelTA has learned.
Rubber 2 will feature Belarus' world number 61 Victoria Azarenka and Australia's world number 9 Ashleigh Barty.
Two singles rubbers will be held on 21 April: Aryna Sabalenka vs Ashleigh Barty and Victoria Azarenka vs Samantha Stosur.
Rubber 5 will see Lidziya Marozava and Vera Lapko of Belarus vs Ashleigh Barty and Samantha Stosur.
Captains Tatiana Poutchek and Alicia Molik are eligible to make replacements on competition day 2.
The Fed Cup second semifinal will feature France vs Romania in Rouen.
The winners of the two semifinals will face each other in the Fed Cup final on 9-10 November.
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