Fed Cup World Group, 1st Round Result

World Group – 1st Round Result
Russia v China 5 – 0
France v Italy 0 – 5
USA v Argentina 3 – 2
Czech Republic v Spain 4 – 1

The defending Fed Cup by BNP Paribas champion Russia, is through to the semifinals where it will travel to Italy

R1 – S.KUZNETSOVA (RUS) def. Z.YAN (CHN) 6-2 6-4
R2 – E.DEMENTIEVA (RUS) def. S.ZHANG (CHN) 6-3 6-0
R3 – A.CHAKVETADZE (RUS) def. Z.YAN (CHN) 6-1 6-2
R4 – A.KLEYBANOVA (RUS) def. T.SUN (CHN) 6-1 6-1
R5 – E.DEMENTIEVA / S.KUZNETSOVA (RUS) def. T.SUN / Z.YAN (CHN) 1-6 6-4 6-4

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The Italians will now host the Russian dream team, a rematch of the 2007 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Final in Moscow when the Russians dominated the Italians.

Italy defeated France 5-0 in France
1 – F.PENNETTA (ITA) def. A.MAURESMO (FRA) 2-6 7-6(7) 6-4
R2 – F.SCHIAVONE (ITA) def. A.CORNET (FRA) 6-1 2-6 8-6
R3 – F.PENNETTA (ITA) def. A.CORNET (FRA) 6-2 6-2
R4 – S.ERRANI (ITA) def. A.MAURESMO (FRA) 6-3 6-4
R5 – S.ERRANI / R.VINCI (ITA) def. S.BREMOND / N.DECHY (FRA) 6-4 6-4

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Italy defeated France 5-0 in France
1 – F.PENNETTA (ITA) def. A.MAURESMO (FRA) 2-6 7-6(7) 6-4
R2 – F.SCHIAVONE (ITA) def. A.CORNET (FRA) 6-1 2-6 8-6
R3 – F.PENNETTA (ITA) def. A.CORNET (FRA) 6-2 6-2
R4 – S.ERRANI (ITA) def. A.MAURESMO (FRA) 6-3 6-4
R5 – S.ERRANI / R.VINCI (ITA) def. S.BREMOND / N.DECHY (FRA) 6-4 6-4

usateam-1stround-draw usateam-celebrate

Czech Republic defeated Spain 4-1 in Czech Republic
R1 – P.KVITOVA (CZE) def. C.SUAREZ NAVARRO (ESP) 6-4 6-4
R2 – N.LLAGOSTERA VIVES (ESP) def. I.BENESOVA (CZE) 1-6 6-1 6-4
R3 – L.SAFAROVA (CZE) def. C.SUAREZ NAVARRO (ESP) 6-4 6-3
R4 – P.KVITOVA (CZE) def. N.LLAGOSTERA VIVES (ESP) 6-4 7-5
R5 – I.BENESOVA / K.PESCHKE (CZE) def. L.DOMINGUEZ-LINO / M.MARTINEZ SANCHEZ (ESP) 6-4 6-2

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02-0708-09 / info and photo via Fed Cup

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