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World Group Semifinal

25 Apr - 26 Apr 2009, Nova Yardinia, Castellaneta Marina, Italy, Clay, Outdoor

Team nominations

    • Flavia PENNETTA
    • Date of birth:  25 Feb 1982
    • Singles ranking:  26
    • Doubles ranking:  15
    • Francesca SCHIAVONE
    • Date of birth:  23 Jun 1980
    • Singles ranking:  70
    • Doubles ranking:  186
    • Sara ERRANI
    • Date of birth:  29 Apr 1987
    • Singles ranking:  15
    • Doubles ranking:  2=
    • Roberta VINCI
    • Date of birth:  18 Feb 1983
    • Singles ranking:  42
    • Doubles ranking:  2=
  • Captain Corrado BARAZZUTTI
    • Svetlana KUZNETSOVA
    • Date of birth:  27 Jun 1985
    • Singles ranking:  24
    • Doubles ranking:  143
    • Nadia PETROVA
    • Date of birth:  08 Jun 1982
    • Singles ranking: 
    • Doubles ranking: 
    • Date of birth:  05 Mar 1987
    • Singles ranking: 
    • Doubles ranking: 
  • Captain Shamil TARPISCHEV

Latest News

  • LIVE BLOG: Sunday
    Keep up-to-date with all the latest from the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group semifinals and play-offs on our interactive live blog, featuring photos, videos and more besides
  • Shot of the Day - Elena Vesnina (RUS)
    Elena Vesnina brings up match point with a sublime lob in the doubles rubber against Germany to take the spoils as our shot of the day for Sunday
  • Spain overcome Argentina in Buenos Aires
    Despite stiff resistance from Argentine No. 1 Paula Ormaechea, Spain clung on to its World Group II status at the expense of hosts Argentina in Buenos Aires
  • Czechs reach fourth final in five years
    Petra Kvitova guides Czech Republic to a fourth Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Final in five years with a 64 64 victory over Caroline Garcia at the Cez Arena in Ostrava
  • Russia deny Germany in dramatic finish in Sochi
    Russia fended off German hopes of a comeback with a decisive doubles triumph in the semifinals in Sochi to secure a spot in November's Fed Cup Final


  • Anna Chakvetadze (RUS) and Francesca Schiavone (ITA)
  • Anna Chakvetadze (RUS)
  • Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS)
  • Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS)
  • Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) and Flavia Pennetta (ITA)
  • Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) and Francesca Schiavone (ITA)
  • Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS)
  • Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS)
  • Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS)
  • Sara Errani (ITA)
  • Flavia Pennetta and Roberta Vinci (ITA)
  • Francesca Schiavone, Roberta Vinci and Sara Errani (ITA)
  • Roberta Vinci and Sara Errani (ITA)
  • All-time head to head

    2 Total 5
    All-time head to head record

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