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Friday, February 4, 2011

Clijsters became the mainstay Belgium

Australian Open champion, Kim Clijsters, Belgium will be the mainstay against the United States in the first round girls team tennis championship in Antwerp, Belgium. In the match will take place Saturday (5/2/11), Clijsters will be against Melanie Oudin.

Clijsters match against Oudin will take place after the flagship host, Yanina Wickmayer, dealing with Bethanie Mattek-Sands, as the first single United States (U.S.), at the opening party. After exchanging the opponent on the second day, Sunday, the second doubles team strengthened the possibility of the same players on a single party.

In the away match against Belgium, the United States was strengthened Williams sisters, Venus and Serena, because of injury. Serena even absent in the Australian Open last month, because of the injury.
In the other match which will take place in Moscow, Russia hosted the first digit in the hope Svetlana Kuznetsova. At the premiere party, holder of two grand slam titles this will against Alize Cornet (France). After that, the second party, Maria Sharapova will face the challenge of Virginie Razzano.

"This will be my first Fed Cup in Moscow. I think my experience playing in a team a few years ago would help me," said Sharapova, who made his debut in Russia at Fed Cup against Israel in the first half of 2008.
At that time, Sharapova donated two wins in a single party to escort the Russian earned 4-1 victory. At double the party that was held Sunday, Russia will rely Dinara Safina and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova against Julie Coin / Pauline Parmentier.

Meanwhile, the party's opener against the Czechs in Bratislava Slovakia will bring Daniela Hantuchova with Lucie Safarova. The Dominika Cibulkova will face Petra Kvitova, who escaped to the Australian Open quarter-finals.

"Our goal is to win the two parties on the first day. It would be nice if it could happen," said Hantuchova.
Slovakia back to play in the World Group after an absence of seven years. The Czech Republic made it through to the semifinals in the last two years.

One other match in the first round brings champion in the last two years, Italy, hosted by Australia.

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