Czech Republic leads Australia 2-0 in Fed Cup
OSTRAVA, Czech Republic -- Defending champion Czech Republic took a 2-0 lead over Australia in their Fed Cup first-round series after Petra Kvitova and Lucie Safarova won their opening matches.
Kvitova defeated Jarmila Gajdosova 7-6 (2), 6-3 before Safarova edged Sam Stosur 7-6 (6), 7-6 (4).
The Czechs are one win away from the semifinals against Italy or the United States.
Stosur had a 4-1 lead and failed to serve it out at 5-3, despite three set points. She had 10 double faults ...
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