LIMOGES, FRANCE: Julia Goerges admits that her teammate Sabine Lisicki's win earlier in the day, gave her the confidence to play well and stay calm during her win over France's Kristina Mladenovic.
Mladenovic explains that she is satisfied with her match play and tried her best against a tough opponent.
Her captain, Amelie Mauresmo, admits that it was a tough start for France against an experienced team.
Sabine Lisicki looks back on a good day at the office as she came out victorious over Pauline Parmentier 75 75 in the opening rubber of this Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group II tie in Limoges.
Her opponent was disappointed with the result but felt that the right player won. Listen to what they have to say here.
Julia Goerges (GER) - 09/02/2013
Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) - 09/02/2013
Captain Amelie Mauresmo (FRA) - 09/02/2013
Sabine Lisicki (GER) - 09/02/2013
Pauline Parmentier (FRA) - 09/02/2013