PARIS — Titleholder Italy will host France in the first round of the 2015 Fed Cup.
Also in the first round on Feb. 7-8, Germany will host Australia for their third tie in four years. The Germans travelled to Brisbane in April to beat Australia 3-1 in the semifinals. Germany goes to the Czech Republic for the final in November.
The Czechs will open in Canada next year, and Russia will visit Poland.
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The semifinals next year are scheduled for April 18-19, and the final for Nov. 14-15.
The draw took place on Wednesday at Roland Garros.
In World Group II, it’s Argentina vs. the United States, Romania vs. Spain, Netherland vs. Slovakia, and Sweden vs. Switzerland.