Tagged with Jarmila Groth

Ukraine Upsets Australia, 2011 Fed Cup

This is why you play the game on the court, not on paper. Despite playing without the Bondarenko sisters, Team Ukraine edged the higher ranked players of Team Australia to win their April 2011 Fed Cup tie. One wonders if this would have happened if Samantha Stosur had played for Team Australia. Jarmila Groth won … Continue reading

Australia vs Ukraine: Fed Cup Media Day

Jarmila Groth and Anastasia Rodionova lead Australia into their Fed Cup tie with Ukraine. On  paper the team of Groth, Rodionova, Sophie Ferguson and Sally Peers  seems too much for Ukraine’s team of Lesia Tsurenko, Olga Savchuk, Yuliya Beygelzimer and Viktoria Kutuzova. Both teams are missing top stars; Samantha Stosur and Jelena Dokic for Australia, … Continue reading

Italian and Australian Fed Cup Team Interviews

This should be a great match-up. It’s tough to call who will win between Italy and Australia. Australia has a 5-0 lifetime lead, but Italy fields a strong team with Francesca Schiavone, Flavia Pennetta, Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci. Australia counters with Samantha Stosur, Jarmila Groth, Anastasia Rodionova and Rennae Stubbs. It might come down … Continue reading