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Russian diplomats inspect corpses

Two Russian diplomats visited the morgue of Bolan Medical Complex on Tuesday and inspected the corpses of the five foreigners killed in Kharotabad. Vice Counsellor Tural Dzhavadov told reporters that he could

Russia’s Davydenko wins Munich final

Russia’s Nikolay Davydenko won Munich’s ATP tournament for the second time in his career with a 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 victory over Germany’s Florian Mayer on Sunday. Davydenko, who last won the clay-court

Russia, Germany win Fed Cup ties

MOSCOW – World number three Vera Zvonareva put Russia into a Fed Cup final meeting with the Czech Republic by beating Italy’s Roberta Vinci 6-4, 6-2 here on Sunday. That gave the Russians an unassailable 3-0 lead over the defending champions having won both the opening singles on Saturday. And they promptly wrapped things up as Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova outlasted Sara Errani 7-6 (7/5), 7-6 (7/4) in the second return singles before Pavlyuchenkova teamed with Ekaterina Makarova to

Zvonareva beats Vinci to send Russia into Fed Cup final

MOSCOW – Vera Zvonareva powered Russia into their first Fed Cup final in three years when she beat Roberta Vinci 6-4 6-2 in the first reverse singles on Sunday to give the home team a 3-0 lead against defending champions Italy.
The world number three broke Vinci in the ninth game for a 5-4 lead before serving out the first set, then secured two more breaks in the second to seal a comfortable victory after 74 minutes.
On Saturday, Zvonareva brushed aside Sara Errani 6-0 6-2

Zvonareva gets Russia the edge

MOSCOW – World number three Vera Zvonareva put Russia 1-0 up against Italy in their Fed Cup semi-final clash here Saturday, beating Sara Errani 6-0, 6-2. The 26-year-old Zvonareva notched her fourth win over Errani in as many meetings, winning in 56 minutes on the hardcourts of Moscow’s Megasport indoor arena.
Last year’s Wimbledon and US Open runner-up looked in complete command from the start breaking her opponent’s serve three times to take the opening set at love in just 25