The form of the volatile talent Kristina Mladenovic could play a key role in France's fortunes in their home match at La-Roche-sur-Yon against a strong Belgian team that includes Australian Open semi-finalist Elise Mertens.
That means she isn't scheduled to play in either of the singles matches on Saturday which are followed by reverse singles on Sunday, but will instead play in a doubles tie with team-mate Davis against Lesley Kerkhove and Demi Schuurs.
Williams had initially targeted last month's Australian Open for a comeback, but abandoned that ambitious goal after declaring she was not "where I personally want to be". Williams' 23 Grand Slam singles titles put her one behind the record held by Margaret Court.
Serena Williams has refused to give any guarantees about appearing in the remainder of 2018's Grand Slam events. "She's been really, really positive", she said.
Also credited for a newfound sense of zen was her family life with baby Alexis and husband Alexis Ohanian, the co-founder of Reddit whom she Wednesday in November. Right now my main goal is just to stay in the moment. You have to get used to that and get in the rhythm of that. "It goes unsaid (that) 25 is obviously something that I would love, but I'd hate to limit myself".
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She came here to Wendy to find out what she can do here. "Because we can relate to her we feel connected to her". With Meghan counting the likes of Serena Williams and her Suits on-screen partner Patrick J.
"It's probably been the most fun of my life", she said.
"Serena's just coming back", Rinaldi told a press conference in Asheville, with two days of action starting tomorrow.
The 36-year-old American later revealed to Vogue magazine she was bedridden for six weeks from a series of complications, including a pulmonary embolism that led to multiple surgeries, after her daughter was delivered by emergency C-section. "Playing Fed Cup and easing her way back with exhibitions".
Kvitova was playing in her first Fed Cup rubber since suffering severe hand injuries in a knife attack in December 2016, with the day's play preceded by a minute's silence in tribute to former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna, who died in November.
"It actually is a really flawless opportunity to try to come back", Williams said.