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South Africa find itself in the Euro/Arica Zone Group III after the team was relegated from Group II following a 2-0 defeat to Portugal in Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembuurg in 2019.

Despite the results, South African Fed Cup Captain Rene Plant has seen plenty of positives from the team despite the unfavourable tournament results.

"It has been a tough and challenging week for the team. They have certainly given their best on and off the court and as a coach, that is all that i could ask for," said Plant.

2019 Fed Cup Captain: Rene Plant

2019 Fed Cup Squad: Ilze Hattingh, Chanel Simmonds, Madrie Le Roux, Zani Barnard and Imaan Hassim

2019 hitting partner/(s): Sinazo Solani

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