Tennis: Russians leading in Fed Cup final
The wins in the singles came courtesy of Anna Chakvetadze and Svetlana Kuznetsova.
Chakvetadze struggled against Francesca Schiavone, but eventually came through in three sets. The 20-year-old was 3-0 down in the final set before coming back to take it 6-4. The final score: 6-4, 4-6, 6-4.
World number two Svetlana Kuznetsova had an easier time. She absolutely demolished Mara Santangelo, dropping just three games in the 6-1, 6-2 win.