In Moscow, the draw was announced for the encounter between Russia and Belgium in the Small Sports Arena Luzhniki. Alison (WTA-132) plays the opening match against Elena Vesnina (WTA-15).
On Saturday there are two single games scheduled on the Russian clay. Alison starts against Vesnina, they face each other for the first time. After that, Elise Mertens (WTA-66) takes on Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (WTA-16).
On Sundays, Vesnina will face Mertens followed by the match between Alison and Pavlyuchenkova. For the doubles captain Dominique Monami counts Maryna Zanevska (WTA D-164) and An-Sophie Mestach (WTA D-126). Anastasia Myskina selected Daria Kasatkina (WTA D-85) and Anna Blinkova (WTA D-329). The matches will be broadcast on Sporza / Eén Saturday from 2 pm and sunday from 1.30 pm.