Australia v Russia Live
The tennis fever of Fed Cup 2014 reaches Australian soil on the 8th of this month for a battle with the Russians, who will be facing the host team on their home soil for the first time after 1998.
A total of four matches will be played in this first round of the World Group clashes. All matches are scheduled for 8th and 9th of February and will be held on outdoor hard surface courts of the Domain Centre at Hobart, Australia.
Australia looks forward to scraping off a win against the Russians by bringing in their strongest players on the board. Samantha Stosur, currently World number 45 on the doubles ranking and World number 16 on the singles ranking, is expected to sweep off the first match against World number 158, Victoria Kan of Russia.
The second match will be played between one of the Australian doubles titans, Casey Dellacqua, and the ten years younger in age, Irina Khromacheva. Khromacheva is the only one of the four Russian players who has had competed on a world level before.
The organizers of the event are buzzing with excitement and have voiced high expectations from the Fed Cup. The tickets will remain available online.
Tags: Fed Cup, Australia, Samantha Stosur, Victoria Kan, Russia
Posted: 8th February 2014
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