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.