22-Apr-2012 Serbia Beats Russia in Fed Cup SFs
Jelena Jankovic and Ana Ivanovic emerged victorious in their reverse singles matches on Sunday to put Serbia into the Fed Cup final with a 3-2 victory over Russia.
Jankovic beat Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-1, 6-4 to give Serbia an insurmountable 3-1 lead in the semifinal.
Ivanovic had given the Serbs a 2-1 advantage with a 3-6, 6-0, 6-3 win over Anastasia in the first reverse singles.
Nastia later teamed up with Elena Vesnina to defeat the Serbian duo of Bojana Jovanovski and Aleksandra Krunic 6-4, 6-0 in the doubles match.
Russia, a four-time champion, had beaten Serbia in all three of their previous meetings.