Fed Cup 2011: Matches draw

The draw for this weekends Fed Cup tie of Italy vs Russia has been made. Sara plays the first match, against Russia’s #1 Vera Zvonareva. In the second match of the day, Roberta Vinci will take on Svetlana Kuznetsova. On sunday the singles will be reversed, with Zvonareva and Vinci playing the first match and Sara and Kuznetsova the second match.

On the official Fed Cup site, you can listen to an interview with Sara after the draw ceremony. She talks about how Russia and Italy have been two strong teams in Fed Cup in recent years, how the first match of the tie is always important. She also says that Fed Cup is always different than a normal tournament, and in a tennis match everything can happen.

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