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No surprise in France's Fed Cup team against Romania

PARIS (AP) Kristina Mladenovic, Caroline Garcia, Pauline Parmentier and Alize Cornet have been named in France's Fed Cup team for the semifinals against Romania.

France will host the best-of-five series on clay in the Normandy city of Rouen from April 20-21.

Romania, which upset defending champion Czech Republic in the previous round, won its only other Fed Cup meeting with France in 1976. The French are trying to qualify for a sixth final, while Romania never advanced past the semifinals.

The other semifinal pits Australia against Belarus.

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Updated April 8, 2019

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