Tennis: Zvonareva sends Russia into final

Vera Zvonareva powered Russia into their first Fed Cup final in three years.


Reuters April 18, 2011

MOSCOW: Vera Zvonareva powered Russia into their first Fed Cup final in three years when she beat Roberta Vinci 6-4, 6-2 in the first reverse singles to give the home team a 3-0 lead against defending champions Italy.

The world number three broke Vinci in the ninth game for a 5-4 lead before serving out the first set, then secured two more breaks in the second to seal a comfortable victory after 74 minutes.

Published in The Express Tribune, April 18th,  2011.

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