07 Feb - 08 Feb 2015, Porsche Arena, Stuttgart, Germany, Hard, Indoor
A pair of marathon victories from Andrea Petkovic sealed Germany's place in the semifinals as they overcame Australia.
The tie started poorly for Germany as Australia's Jarmila Gajdosova recorded a surprise 46 62 64 victory over German No. 1 Angelique Kerber. The second rubber saw Petkovic take on Australian No. 1 Sam Stosur.
The pair split the opening sets and were still tied at 6-6 in the third. Petkovic eventually prevailed 64 36 1210 to level the tie at the end of Day 1.
The effects of that match told on Day 2 as Kerber easily overcame Stosur 62 64 before Petkovic took on Gajdosova. Once again the pair split the first two sets and were tied at 6-6 in the third. And again, Petkovic prevailed winning 63 36 86 to seal germany's victory.
Julia Goerges and Sabine Lisicki then won a tight doubles rubber 67(2) 76(7) [10-6] in a match tiebreak.
: 26 November 2014
Prices: (in Euros)
Sat/Sun - 33€
2 days - 55€
Sat/Sun - 22,50€
2 days - 45€
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