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BARCELONA, SPAIN: As is always expected some matches are moving along at a quick pace and others are turning into battles on this first day of the round-robin competition at the Junior Fed Cup Finals by BNP Paribas.
13:25 In Junior Fed Cup Group A news around the courts, top seeds USA have a 1-0 lead over Spain with Louisa Chirico beating Maria Jose Luque 62 64, and Egypt leads Korea 1-0 with Sandra Samir beating Yeongwon Jeong 46 62 75.
In Group B, Italy leads Belarus 1-0 with Deborah Chiesa beating Palina Dubavets 61 64, and Brazil has a 1-0 edge over Japan with Carolina Beligeni Alves beating Natusho Arakawa 61 60.
In Group C, Australia is ahead of Paraguay 1-0 with Zoe Hives beating Sara Giminez 63 62.
In Group D, South Africa is leading China 1-0 with Theresa Van Zyl beatin Zhang Chan 61 60, and Russia leads Germany 1-0 with Alina Silich defeating Katharina Gerlach 62 63.
Round Robin Groups
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Junior Fed Cup
GROUP A: (1) USA, Spain, Korea and (7) Egypt
GROUP B: (3) Brazil, Japan, Belarus and (5) Italy
GROUP C: (4) Lietuva, Mexico, Paraguay and (6) Australia
GROUP D: (2) Russia, Germany, South Africa and (8) China