Tennis: U.S. loses to Italy in first round of Fed Cup
BY Staff and Wire Reports
Monday, February 11, 2013
The United States was eliminated in the first round of the Fed Cup, losing to Italy 3-2 Sunday when Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci defeated Varvara Lepchenko and Liezel Huber in the decisive doubles match.
The U.S. was without Serena and Venus Williams and Sloane Stephens because of injuries.