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Germany Leads Slovakia 2-0 in Fed Cup


  • Ferbruary 9,BRATISLAVA, Slovakia;

  • Germany took a commanding 2-0 lead over Slovakia in the Fed Cup first round after Andrea Petkovic and Angelique Kerber won the opening singles on Saturday

  • Petkovic saved a match point to upset Australian Open finalist Dominika Cibulkova 2-6, 7-6 (7), 6-2, and No. 9-ranked Kerber overcame Daniela Hantuchova 7-6 (9), 6-1.

  • Germany needs one more win to advance to the semifinal to face Australia or Russia in April.