Team USA reaches semifinals at Junior Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Finals

October 1, 2010 12:30 PM
Grace Min overcame three rain delays to defeat Indy de Vroome.
By Sally Milano,
The U.S. Junior Fed Cup team has advanced to the semifinal round of the 2010 Junior Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Finals after defeating France, 3-0, Thursday. The team will take on China Saturday for a spot in the final.

Team USA, which is comprised of Krista Hardebeck of Santa Ana, Calif., Kyle McPhillips of Willoughby, Ohio, and Grace Min of Duluth, Ga., and is coached by USTA National Coach Lori McNeil, is the only team competing in this week's Junior Fed Cup or Junior Davis Cup Finals that has not dropped a rubber in the competition.

The team event is taking place Tuesday, Sept. 28, through Sunday, Oct. 3, 2010, in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. The final features the best 16-and-under junior players from all over the world representing their countries in team competition.

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Team USA, Day 3 Results:

USA defeated France 3-0

Krista Hardebeck def. Clothilde De Bernardi, 6-7 (6), 6-3, 6-1
Grace Min def. Jade Suvrijn, 6-4, 6-2

Min/McPhillips def. De Bernardi/Suvrijn, 6-0, 6-3
Day 2 Results:

USA defeated Japan, 3-0

Krista Hardebeck def. Miho Kowase, 6-2, 7-6 (6)
Kyle McPhillips def. Kato Miyu, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2

Min/Hardebeck def. Hozami/Miyu, 2-6, 6-3, 7-5
Day 1 Results:
USA defeated Czech Republic, 3-0
Grace Min def. Teraza Smitokova, 7-6 (4), 6-3
Krista Hardebeck def. Petra Rohanova, 6-2, 6-2
McPhillips/Min def. Maleckova/Smitokova, 7-5, 6-7 (4), 6-2