10 February 2013
Ayumi Morita kept Japan's hopes of causing an unlikely upset against Russia alive with a crucial victory against Ekaterina Makarova in the second singles rubber on day one in Moscow.
09 Feb 2013
Russia and Japan are level at one rubber apiece after the opening singles of their Fed Cup by BNP Paribas first round tie
9 Feb 2013 - 10 Feb 2013
Ekaterina MAKAROVA (RUS)
Ayumi MORITA (JPN)
Olympic Stadium, Moscow, Russia