Tennis: Fed Cup - Russia 0 Slovakia 2

Results from the first day of the Fed Cup World Group semi-final between Russia and Slovakia on Saturday:

Russia 0 Slovakia 2

Dominika Cibulkova (SVK) bt Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) 5-7, 6-1, 6-4

Daniela Hantuchova (SVK) bt Maria Kirilenko (RUS) 6-2, 6-4

Sunday

Maria Kirilenko (RUS) v Dominika Cibulkova (SVK)

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) v Daniela Hantuchova (SVK)

Ekaterina Makarova/Elena Vesnina (RUS) v Magdalena Rybarikova/Jana Cepelova (SVK)

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