France rallies past U.S. 3-2 in Fed Cup

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ST. LOUIS—The doubles team of Caroline Garcia and Virginie Razzano led France to a 3-2 win over the United States in Fed Cup competition Sunday.

France qualified for the World Group in 2015 and will compete for the Fed Cup championship.

The USA drops down to World Group II for next year.

Garcia and Razzano beat the USA's Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys 6-2, 7-5 in the fifth and deciding match of the best-of-five, two-day competition held at Chaifetz Arena on the campus of Saint Louis University.

The 20-year-old Garcia won two singles matches before teaming with Razzano for the clinching win.

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