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05 February 2012

Russia prevail after gritty Spanish display

Audio interview


  • Richard van Poortvliet

MOSCOW, RUSSIA: The two teams reflect on the tie after an intriguing second day's play that saw Carla Suarez Navarro initally keep Spanish hopes alive with victory over Nadia Petrova, before Svetlana Kuznetsova battled past Silvia Soler-Espinosa to seal Russia's place in the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group semifinals.

Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) - 05/02/2012

Captain Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario (ESP) - 05/02/2012

Silvia Soler-Espinosa (ESP) - 05/02/2012

Carla Suarez Navarro (ESP) - 05/02/2012

Nadia Petrova (RUS) - 05/02/2012

  • More photos

    • Carla Suarez Navarro (ESP)Svetlana Kuznetsova and Nadia Petrova (RUS)
    • Silvia Soler-Espinola (ESP)Nuria Llagostera Vives (ESP) and Arantxa Parra-Santonja (ESP)
    • Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) and Arantxa Sanchez Vicario (ESP)Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS)
    • Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS)Silvia Soler-Espinola (ESP)
    • Silvia Soler-Espinola (ESP)Svetlana Kuznetsova and Nadia Petrova (RUS)
    • Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS)Russian fans
    • Arantxa Sanchez Vicario (ESP)Nadia Petrova (RUS)
    • Carla Suarez Navarro (ESP)The Spanish bench

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