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Fed Cup – Does it Matter if Serena or Venus Don’t Play?

The first round of Federation Cup, or Fed Cup for short, kicked off today with last year’s winner Italy up against Ukraine while Russia vs. Serbia offers more starpower with Svetlana Kuznetsova taking on Ana Ivanovic and Jelena Jankovic. The U.S. team, led by Melanie Oudin, squares of against France on the indoor clay.

With the most notable buzz of late being why Serena and Venus Williams chose to forgo Fed Cup due to, as they claim, their minority ownership of the Miami Dolphins and subsequent Super Bowl obligations (later disputed by the Dolphins themselves), one wonders aside from diehard fans, who really keeps track of Fed Cup anymore?
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