FED CUP RESULTS


FED CUP RESULTS
WORLD GROUP I
Semifinals
Winners advance to finals, Sept. 17-18
Russia 2, United States 0
At Olympic Stadium
Moscow
Singles
Anastasia Myskina, Russia, def. Venus Williams, United States, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2.
Elena Dementieva, Russia, def. Mashona Washington, United States, 7-5, 6-4.
France 2, Spain 0
At Country Club Aix-en-Provence
Aix-en-Provence, France
Singles
Amelie Mauresmo, France, def. Anabel Medina Garrigues, Spain, 6-4, 6-3.
Mary Pierce, France, def. Nuria Llagostera Vives, Spain, 6-4, 6-4.
Playoffs
Winners to 2006 World Group I
Losers to 2006 Group II
Austria 2, Switzerland 0
At TC Stade
Lausanne, Switzerland
Singles
Yvonne Meusburger, Austria, def. Stefanie Voegele, Switzerland, 7-6 (4), 6-1.
Tamira Paszek, Austria, def. Timea Bacsinszky, Switzerland, 6-3, 6-3.
Belgium 1, Argentina 1
Bree, Belgium
Singles
Kim Clijsters, Belgium, def. Mariana Diaz-Oliva, Argentina, 6-1, 6-2.
Gisela Dulko, Argentina, def. Els Callens, Belgium, 6-1, 6-3.
Croatia 1, Germany 1
Bol, Croatia
Singles
Karolina Sprem, Croatia, def. Julia Schruff, Germany, 6-3, 6-4.
Anna-Lena Groenefeld, Germany, def. Jelena Kostanic, Croatia, 6-0, 7-6 (5).
Italy 1, Czech Republic 1
Liberec, Czech Republic
Singles
Francesca Schiavone, Italy, def. Kveta Peschke, Czech Republic, 6-4, 7-5.
Nicole Vaidisova, Czech Republic, def. Roberta Vinci, Italy, 6-3, 6-4.
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