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08 February 2011

Highlights: Slovak Rep 2-3 Czech Rep


BRATISLAVA, SLOVAK REPUBLIC: Czech Republic reached the World Group semifinals with a 3-2 victory over their Slovak neighbours. Leading 2-0 after the first day, the Czechs only needed one more point and Petra Kvitova duly obliged by beating Daniela Hantuchova, but the hosts salvaged some pride with a pair of dead rubber wins. Czech Republic now faces a trip to Belgium.

The full results are listed below.

R1: Lucie Safarova (CZE) d. Daniela Hantuchova (SVK) 75 61
R2: Petra Kvitova (CZE) d. Dominika Cibulkova (SVK) 62 63
R3: Petra Kvitova (CZE) d. Daniela Hantuchova (SVK) 64 62
R4: Jana Cepelova (SVK) d. Lucie Safarova (CZE) 46 76(5) ret.
R5: Jana Cepelova / Magdalena Rybarikova (SVK) d. Kveta Peschke / Barbora Zahlavova Strycova (CZE) 61 46 76(4)

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