Russian tennis player Veronica Kudermetova in the second match of the qualifying stage of the Federation Cup in three sets in two hours and 15 minutes lost to the representative of Romania, Ana Bogdan with the score 3:6, 7:6 (7:5), 1:6.
Kudermetova seven times filed through, committed three double faults and implemented two break-points of the two, and her rival three aces, one double fault and realized five breaks of ten.
Earlier, in the first game to Russia’s Ekaterina Alexandrova has won over Elena-Gabriela Ruse – 6:1, 6:4. Thus, the account of the confrontation between Russia and Romania was 1:1.
In the frame of the selection for the fed Cup the team will play three matches against the Romanians. Alexandrov will meet with Bogdan, Kudermetova with Ruse, and then in the doubles Anna Blinkova Anna Kalinskaya will play against Irina Bars and Joany Olara.
Recall, the final stage of the Federation Cup will be held from 14 to 19 April in the Hungarian Budapest. Team Russia four times won this tournament in 2004, 2005, 2007 and 2008, respectively.