The French Fed Cup captain Yannick Noah on Wednesday his selection for the Fed Cup match against Belgium, on 10 and 11 February in the French La Roche-sur-Yon, announced. The French count on Kristina Mladenovic (WTA 10), Pauline Parmentier (WTA 91) and Amandine Hesse (WTA 227).
The French number one, Caroline Garcia (WTA 8), which is not against Belgium. Garcia, that the fourth round is reached at the Australian Open, live at variance with the other French players for the sake of her package last year. Kristina Mladenovic, who is in Melbourne for the final victory in the doubles on bag put, had earlier however been know to hope that Garcia is still available and suggested for the showdown with Belgium. That did not happen.
Also Alizé Cornet (WTA 38) is not there. Cornet missed three unannounced doping controls. Her case is currently being investigated by the International tennis federation (ITF).