The Ukrainian national team on tennis failed to reach the final of the Federation Cup, though, and beat Estonia. First place in group Euro-African zone took command of Sweden.
Swede, who had to win in Bulgaria to take first place, won their confrontation.
In particular, in single oppositions Johan Larsson had problems with Victoria and Tomboy and Mirjam björklund defeated Isabella Shinikova. Thus, Sweden has won the struggle, although the doubles match is still not played. Swede won all confrontations, including against Ukraine.
Ukrainian tennis players who first defeated Bulgaria, and today defeated Estonia took second place.
Match Ekaterina Kozlova/Nadezhda Kichenok – Saar Plowed/Elena Malygina has a fundamental strategic importance for Ukraine. Ukrainian tennis players confidently won 6:1; 6:0.
What is the Federation Cup?It is the largest international team competition in women’s tennis. The organizer of the tournament is the international tennis Federation. In the men’s tournament similar competition called the Davis Cup. Most Cup won team USA – 18; ten victories on the account of the national team of the Czech Republic (including the success of the times of Czechoslovakia), and seven of the Australians.
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