Lucie plays her last Fed Cup match
Czech Republic won against Canada 4-0 this weekend, which was the perfect atmosphere for Lucie to represent her country for the last time. Safarova won the doubles rubber with Barbora Krejcikova, before receiving an ovation from the crowd.
“We have so many great players I think we could have an A, a B and a C team in the Fed Cup. The future of the team is in good hands.” said Safarova.
Captain Pala said that the attitude of players like Safarova helped set the standard for the newcomers : “It was great to have her here for her farewell, the newer members of the team could see exactly what it meant to her. It’s important that they know if you do well in the Fed Cup it helps you for the future.”