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U.S. finishes fourth at Junior Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Finals

October 6, 2010 07:28 AM
U.S. Junior Fed Cup team member Krista Hardebeck
The U.S. Junior Fed Cup team finished in fourth place in the 2010 Junior Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Final after falling to China in the semifinals Saturday and the Ukraine in the bronze-medal match Sunday.

Krista Hardebeck of Santa Ana, Calif., Kyle McPhillips of Willoughby, Ohio, and Grace Min of Duluth, Ga., comprised the U.S. team, and USTA National Coach Lori McNeil was the coach.

The team event, which took place Sept. 28-Oct. 3 in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, featured the best 16-and-under junior players from around the world representing their countries.
Following are the final draws and results from the event:

Sunday, Oct. 3, Bronze-Medal Match:

Ukraine defeated USA, 2-0

Kateryna Kozlova def. Kyle McPhillips, 6-3, 6-3
Elina Svitolina def. Krista Hardebeck, 6-3, 0-6, 6-3

Saturday, Oct. 2, Semifinals:

China def. USA, 2-1

Saisai Zheng def. Grace Min, 6-2, 2-6, 6-3
Krista Hardebeck def. Haochen Tang, 6-1, 6-3

Ran Tian/Saisai Zheng def. Grace Min/Kyle McPhillips, 4-6, 6-4, 6-1
Thursday, Sept. 30, 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
Wednesday, Sept. 29, 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
Tuesday, Sept. 28, 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


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