The Miele Canadian Fed Cup team won their three matches against Peru on day one of the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Americas Zone Group I event in Medellin, Colombia.
The first singles match of this round robin tie went to Sharon Fichman (Toronto, ON) who defeated Katherine Miranda 6-2, 6-2; followed by Eugenie Bouchard’s (Westmount, QC) win over Patricia Ku Flores 6-4, 6-3. The doubles match was equally successful for Gabriela Dabrowski (Ottawa, ON) and Fichman winning 6-2, 6-1.
Despite recent heavy rain fall, the Canadian team proved well prepared for the first of three round robin ties in altitude on outdoor clay.
The winner of pool A will face the winner of pool B (featuring Paraguay, Brazil, Chile & Mexico) in the final on Saturday to determine which country will advance to the World Group II play-offs in April 2013.