BRATISLAVA, SLOVAK REPUBLIC: Slovak Republic and France meet for the first time since their epic clash in 2009, which lasted 12 hours 27 minutes - the longest known tie in terms of playing time.
The captains, Nicolas Escude and Matej Liptak, are reminded of that history and discuss their hopes and expectations for this weekend's tie, which is the first-ever tie France has played outside World Group. french players Virginie Razzano and Pauline Parmentier also talk about their dreams of restoring their nation's World Group status.
Dominika Cibulkova (SVK) - 03/02/2012
Captain Nicolas Escude (FRA) - 03/02/12
Captain Matej Liptak (SVK) - 03/02/12
Pauline Parmentier (FRA) - 03/02/12
Virginie Razzano (FRA) - 03/02/12