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Italy takes 2-0 lead vs. United States

Updated: February 8, 2014, 6:53 PM ET
Associated Press

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 ...

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