Saturday, November 5, 2011

Equality between Russia and Czech Republic at the end of the first day

Russia and Czech Republic tie (1-1) in the first round of the Fed Cup final is being played this weekend at the Olympic Stadium in Moscow, and in which the world No. 2 Petra Kvitova beat Maria Kirilenko (6-2,6-2), but Kuznetsova gave the hosts a draw by beating Safarova (6-2,6-3).

In the first game of the morning, the world No. 2 dumped Kvitova Kirilenko of Russia, the world number 27, in two sets (6-2,6-2) fast and strong, drawing most of the balls' breaks' which was available.

The veteran Czech player had a large percentage of points earned in his first serve at will and managed to Maria Kirilenko, who looked like he could not do damage with his tennis and just ran from one side to another of the track trying to return a ball .

The first set, which completely dominated the Czech Republic, marked from the beginning what would be the meeting between the players and although Russia began the second set with more force, faded away and imposing Kvitova victory.

After an initial point for the team against Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova showed why it was favored by the party and not dangerous at any time. After a comfortable home party for Russian tennis player was 4-0, Safarova put the batteries and got two games to finish the first leg 6-2.

In the second set, the Czech fought over the party and making things more difficult for the local player, who always knew how to play and hurt Safarova. In a disputed manga (6-3).

With this result, this Sunday will decide the champion in Fed Cup singles confrontations between the winners of today Svetlana Kuznetsova and Petra Kvitova, and a second individual meeting between the defeated Maria Kirilenko and Lucie Safarova. The last match of the day will double between Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova / Elena Vesnina and Lucie Hradecka / Kveta Peschke.


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