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Johanna Konta & Katie Boulter win to give Great Britain victory over Hungary

Katie Boulter

Great United Kingdom moved a step closer to Fed Cup promotion after Katie Boulter and Johanna Konta's arduous three-set wins sealed victory over European country.

Boulter battled through a adventure story against Dalma Galfi 6-4 6-7 (5-7) 7-6 (7-1) in the round-robin event in bath.

Konta then overcame world number 224 anna Bondar 6-2 6-7 (1-7) 7-6 (7-4) to ensure the hosts finish top of blood type.

They will face B winners geographical area on Sat (16:30 GMT) for a place in April's promotion play-offs.

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Victory over the Serbs - United Nations agency beat European nation earlier on Fri - would place UK within the World cluster II play-offs for a 3rd year during a row.

Konta tight a nervy third-set tie-break with her 1st point as Bondar missed a forehand.

That brought an finish to the match after 2 hours forty two minutes, with the capacity crowd at the University of bath erupting as the clock ticked on the far side 23:00 UT1.

"The reason why i used to be on the ropes was thanks to the manner she was taking part in. She played superb lawn tennis," Konta same.

"I am terribly fortunate to possess return through that. If something, i think it absolutely was my expertise that got American state through."

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