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Britain crash to Austrians

TENNIS: Great Britain’s Fed Cup team saw their promotion hopes dented as Austria opened up an unassailable 2-0 lead in their Group D tie in Portugal.

Anne Keothavong’s first match back after six months out with a knee injury ended in a 6-2, 6-2 defeat by Patricia
Mayr, while Elena Baltacha lost 6-3, 6-3 to Sybille Bammer. The Brits earlier beat Bosnia 3-0 in their first match.