Estoril POR, 21.04. – 27.04.2003 / E/A I
Estonian team lost the first round match-up against Switzerland in the Fed Cup Europe/Africa Zone Qualifying Event in Estoril. In the battle of No 2s, Kaia lost against 82nd ranked Emmanuelle Gagliardi in two sets 4-6 1-6. In the beginning of second set Kaia hurt her archilleus and she didn't take part of today's doubles match. If she will play tomorrow against the Belarus will be decided in the morning, after consulting with Dr. Rein Jalak.
In meeting of No 1st, Maret Ani had to face the defeat after difficult battle against worlds 49th player, Myriam Casanova, in three sets - 4-6 7-6(5) 3-6. Also, in doubles, Margit Rüütel and Ilona Poljakova lost against more experienced opponents Casanova and Gagliardi in two sets 2-6 1-6.