|Italy takes 2-0 lead over US in Fed Cup|
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CLEVELAND — Karin Knapp and Camila Giorgi won the opening singles matches to give Italy a 2-0 lead over the United States on Saturday in their Fed Cup quarterfinal.
Knapp beat Christina McHale 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 in the first match at Cleveland Public Auditorium, and Giorgi routed Madison Keys 6-2, 6-1 in the second.
Since World Group play began in 1995, the United States is 0-10 after falling behind 0-2.
The quarterfinal winner will face the Spain-Czech Republic winner in the semifinals in April.
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