Schnyder, 39, gets Fed Cup call

After Stefanie Vögele pulled out of this weekend’s World Group I playoff tie against Romania, the Swiss Fed Cup captain recruited a blast from the past.

Patty Schnyder, now 39, will return to action seven years after her last Fed Cup appearance. She played from 1996 through 2011.

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Retired four years and now a mom, the former No. 7 has been back since 2015 and is playing quite a bit, mostly on the ITF circuit.

She’s currently ranked No. 149.

All it’s missing to be epic would be a cameo by Martina Hingis – retired, but two years younger – in doubles.

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