London:Serena Williams has been officially included on the United States team to face Italy in the Fed Cup final.
Williams was named along with U.S. Open quarterfinalist Melanie Oudin, Liezel Huber and Alexa Glatch for the best-of-five series on November. 7-8 against Italy on outdoor clay in Reggio Calabria.
The International Tennis Federation made the announcement on Wednesday.
Williams leads active women with 11 Grand Slam singles titles and is 4-0 in Fed Cup singles over her career. Her sister Venus is not on the team.
Italy will be represented by Flavia Pennetta, Francesca Schiavone, Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci.