Posts Tagged Eastern Europe

Czech Republic beats Italy 3-0 in Fed Cup semis

Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova returns a ball to Italy's Roberta Vinci during their Fed Cup semifinal tennis match in Ostrava, Czech Republic, Sunday, April 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

OSTRAVA, Czech Republic (AP) — The Czech Republic has reached the Fed Cup final by defeating defending champion Italy after Petra Kvitova won the first reverse singles on Sunday.

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Radwanska leads Poland to 3-2 Fed Cup win vs Spain

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Agnieszka Radwanska won her second singles rubber before teaming up with Alicja Rosolska to claim the decisive doubles match and give Poland a 3-2 win over Spain in their Fed Cup World Group playoff on Sunday.

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Poland and Spain split points for 1-1 in Fed Cup

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Agnieszka Radwanska beat Silvia Soler-Espinosa to give Poland the first point of its Fed Cup World Group playoff against Spain on Saturday, only for sister Urszula Radwanska to surrender a one-set lead and lose to Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor.

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Czech Republic leads Italy 1-0 in Fed Cup semis

Italy's Sara Errani returns a ball to Czech Republic's Lucie Safarova during the Fed Cup semifinals in Ostrava, Czech Republic, Saturday, April 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

OSTRAVA, Czech Republic (AP) — The Czech Republic took a commanding 2-0 lead over defending champion Italy in their Fed Cup semifinal Saturday after Lucie Safarova and Petra Kvitova won the opening singles matches in straight sets.

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Safarova opens Fed Cup for Czechs against Errani

OSTRAVA, Czech Republic (AP) — Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic will face Sara Errani of defending champion Italy in the opening singles of their Fed Cup semifinal on Saturday.

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