Wesley Botton
Chief sports writer
1 minute read
7 Feb 2015
11:08 am

SA Fed Cup team in playoffs

Wesley Botton

South Africa's Fed Cup team booked their place in the promotion playoffs after finishing top of their pool on Friday, on day three of the Euro-Africa Group 2 tournament in Tallinn, Estonia.

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The national women’s squad secured a 2-1 victory over Bosnia and Herzegovina in their final pool match.

Buoyed by the return of the country’s top-ranked player, Chani Scheepers, they lost only two of their nine matches in the pool stages.

They had romped to a 3-0 victory against Egypt in their opening tie earlier in the week before edging hosts Estonia 2-1 in their second clash.

The SA women will face Finland on Saturday for a place in the Group 1 division of the international team competition next season.