Japan to host Argentina in July

Updated: March 21, 2011, 1:29 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- The Fed Cup playoff between Japan and Argentina has been postponed because of the earthquake and tsunami and will now be played in July.

Japan was to host Argentina on April 16-17 in Tokyo in a World Group II playoff, but the International Tennis Federation says the best-of-five series will now be played July 16-17 at a venue to be confirmed.

ITF president Francesco Ricci Bitti says "in light of these dreadful and exceptional circumstances, we felt it was important to give ...

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