Tennis: Fed Cup - Russia 2 Japan 2

Results from the second day of the Fed Cup World Group first round tie between Russia and Japan here on Sunday:

Russia 2 Japan 2

Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) bt Kimiko Date-Krumm (JPN) 6-1, 6-1

Ayumi Morita (JPN) bt Elena Vesnina (RUS) 6-4, 6-1

Playing later

Elena Vesnina/Margarita Gasparyan (RUS) v Ayumi Morita/Misaki Doi (JPN)

Saturday

Ayumi Morita (JPN) bt Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) 6-2, 6-2

Maria Kirilenko (RUS) bt Kimiko Date-Krumm (JPN) 7-6 (7/3), 6-4

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