Fed Cup: Stephens to open for US against France in semisUnited States' Sloane Stephens gestures as she attends a training session, in Aix-en-Provence, Friday, April 20, 2018. The Fed Cup semifinal matches between France and USA will take place Saturday and next Sunday. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France (AP) -- U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens will open play for the U.S. against Pauline Parmentier of France in the Fed Cup semifinals.
France and the United States meet for a 14th time, with the Americans holding an 11-2 winning record. The French won their most recent meeting, in 2014.
Germany is facing the Czech Republic in the other semifinal in Stuttgart.