US Takes 1-0 Lead over Germany with Riske's Win

KAANAPALI, Hawaii -- After an outdated stanza of the German national anthem that later became associated with the Nazi regime was sung during the opening ceremonies, the United States took a 1-0 lead and was ahead in the other opening match in its best-of-5 Fed Cup quarterfinal Saturday.

Alison Riske beat Andrea Petkovic 7-6 (10), 6-2, and CoCo Vandeweghe led Julia Goerges 6-3, 3-1 when rain halted play.

Following the completion of the suspended match Sunday, the sides will play reverse singles and a doubles match.

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