Fed Cup Final: Kvitova to face Kirilenko

Kvitova Kirilenko
Moscow, Nov 4: Wimbledon Champion Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic will takes on Maria Kirilenko of Russia in the opening singles match of the Fed Cup final on Nov 5.

Two-time Grand Slam winner Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia will take on Lucie Safarova in the second singles match. In Sunday's reverse singles, Kvitova is set to play Kuznetsova before Kirilenko takes on Safarova.

Meanwhile, in the doubles, Elena Vesnina, who replaced the injured Vera Zvonareva will make pair with Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova against the Czech duo of Lucie Hradecka and Kveta Peschke. Reverse singles and doubles nominations are subject to change before the matches.

Since 2003, Russia have won the Fed Cup title four times. The Czechs are five-time winners, but their last final appearance was in 1988 when Czechoslovakia beat the Soviet Union 2-1.

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