MOSCOW: Vania King will play Anna Chakvetadze in Saturday’s opening singles of the Fed Cup semifinal between Russia and the United States.
Friday’s draw also pitted Fed Cup rookie Ahsha Rolle against Russia’s Svetlana Kuznetsova in the second singles match.
In Sunday’s reverse singles, Kuznetsova will play King while Chakvetadze will take on Rolle. In the doubles match, the Russian pair of Elena Vesnina and Vera Zvonareva will face Liezel Huber and King.
The reverse singles and doubles nominations can be changed depending on the results of the previous matches.
In the other semifinal, China, seeking to can become the first Asian team to reach the Fed Cup final, takes on Spain at home. — Agencies