Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska returns a ball to Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia during Fed Cup World Group first round match between Poland and Russia in Krakow, Poland, Saturday, Feb.7, 2015. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Czarek Sokolowski
February 07, 2015

KRAKOW, Poland (AP) Russia took a 1-0 lead over Poland when Svetlana Kuznetsova defeated Agnieszka Radwanska 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 Saturday in the first round of the Fed Cup.

The eighth-ranked Radwanska was broken twice in the final set in her hometown of Krakow as Kuznetsova wrapped up the win in 2 hours, 15 minutes in front of a crowd of some 15,000.

Both players struggled to hold serve in the first two sets, which featured a combined nine breaks.

In the second singles match, Agnieszka's sister Urszula Radwanska was playing second-ranked Maria Sharapova.

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