Nov 2, 2013
The Miami Herald
Italy grabs commanding lead in Fed Cup final
Cagliari, Italy - Roberta Vinci and Sara Errani won singles matches Saturday to give Italy a commanding 2-0 lead over a depleted Russian squad in the Fed Cup final.
So, who would you rather be going into the Fed Cup final this weekend: The squad that created history when it became the first team ever to rebound from an 0-2 deficit in a Fed Cup semifinal, or the team whose No.
The Washington Post
Russia without top players Kuznetsova, Sharapova, Kirilenko vs Italy in Fed Cup final
Russia will be missing top players Svetlana Kuznetsova and Maria Sharapova when it faces Italy in the Fed Cup final next week.
Petra Kvitova challenges Samantha Stosur for 'most frustrating' status: WTA Championships
Both are talented Grand Slam champions, but they're also both so prone to mental collapse that you might get good odds on them ending their careers as one-Slam wonders.
Stosur to play Halep at Kremlin Cup final
Romania's Simona Halep returns a ball to Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova during a semi final match at the Kremlin Cup tennis tournament in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013.