[Yahoo] France tops Austria 4-1 (AP)

Rusty Backhand
04-24-2005, 06:16 PM
Nathalie Dechy and Virginie Razzano won reverse singles matches to lift France past Austria 4-1 in the first round of the Fed Cup world group. Dechy, ranked 15th in the world, beat 14-year-old Tamira Paszek 7-5, 6-2, and Razzano, a late replacement for the injured Amelie Mauresmo, defeated Yvonne Meusburger 6-3, 7-6 (2) to move France into the Fed Cup semifinals.