KEY BISCAYNE, FL - MARCH 19: Kimiko Date Krumm of Japan in action against Chanelle Scheepers of South Africa during Day 2 of the Sony Open at the Crandon Park Tennis Center on March 19, 2013 in Key Biscayne, Florida.
The current format for the Fed Cup does not fit in well with the WTA tournament calendar and forces players in the top 100 to choose between preparing and playing in tournaments or the lower level of the Fed Cup in which South Africa currently competes.
I am very proud to be a South African and love representing my country, but playing in the Fed Cup in Montenegro in April just does not fit into my programme for the yearMore quotes »
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