Andrea is preparing for FED CUP against Australia

5.2.2013
Andrea is preparing for FED CUP against Australia

Andrea Hlavackova will spend all week in Ostrava (CZE), where she is preparing for FED CUP, which is this weekend against Australia. Andrea is nominated with Petra Kvitova, Lucie Safarova and Lucie Hradecka. This is the first step of defense victory of the Czech team in this competition.

Andrea played a tournament in Paris, where she played for the first time with an American Liezel Huber. And fast made pair got into a finals of the doubles. The first pair of the world Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci (ITA) won 6:1 two times. “We started well and led 1:0 and had also some breakball, but then Italian started to play and we couldn´t stop them.  Opponents didn´t lose any ball, kept a tactics which was effective and they showed why they are the best in the world. Hat down,” Andrea addressed to pair, which has already three Grand Slam titles.

She was satisfied with the tournament in Paris. “It was an excellent success when I played with Liezel for the first time in my life. I´m glad that I was in physical strain. And I enjoyed a week in Paris,” Andrea said and also was thinking for next team competition. “I´m looking forward to our FED CUP team. It´ll be very interesting match, which will be very balanced I think. Mainly I have to rest and get in good health, because Lucie Safarova and also Lucie Hradecka have some problems. If they couldn´t get in me and Petra´ll do it,” Andrea laughed.

Australia nominated Samantha Stosur, the 9th player of the WTA, and also Jarmila Gajdosova could play in singles. A pair Casey Dellacqua and Asleigh Barty, who are the finalists of the last Australian Open, will be ready for doubles. The Czech team isn´t expecting anything easy on Saturday and Sunday in ČEZ Arena in Ostrava.


WTA rankings:

Single
721
Double
4


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