Saturday, April 24, 2010

2nd Belgian injured in Fed Cup

Yesterday, Justine Henin broke her left little finger while practicing for the Fed Cup World Group playoffs, and today, Kim Clijsters said she heard a crack while playing Maret Ani in Belgium's first match against Estonia. She has gone to the hospital to get an x-ray of her left foot. Clijsters won her match, 6-4, 6-2, against Ani, and Yanina Wickmayer defeated Kaia Kanepi 6-2, 4-6, 6-1, so Belgium is already up 2-0.

Australia won both of its Saturday matches against Ukraine. New team member Anastasia Rodionova defeated Alona Bondarenko 0-6, 6-3, 7-5, and Sam Stosur defeated Mariya Koryttseva 6-3, 6-0.

Germany and France are tied at 1-1. Andrea Petkovic defeated Pauline Parmentier 6-3, 6-2, and Aravane Rezai defeated Tatjana Malek 2-6, 6-3, 6-0.

Serbia and the Slovak Republic are also tied 1-1. Jelena Jankovic, playing with a cold and a bad wrist, defeated Magdalena Rybarikova 7-6, 6-3, and Daniela Hantuchova defeated Bojana Jovanovski 6-2, 6-2.

In the World Group II playoffs, Poland and Spain are tied 1-1. Agnieszka Radwanska defeated Carla Suarez Navarro 6-3, 6-1, and Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez defeated Marta Domachowska 7-6, 6-2.

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