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India beat Turkmenistan in Fed Cup, vie for Group I

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  18 April 2015 12:00 AM GMT

Hyderabad, April 17: Following their Pool C victories against Pakistan and Malaysia, the Indian women's tennis team recorded another win, this time over Turkmenistan in the Fed Cup Group II Asia/Oceania promotiol playoff here on Friday. The Sania Mirza-led team beat Turkmenistan 2-0 on the indoor hard courts of the SAAP Tennis Complex and will take on either Indonesia or the Phillipines, who taking on each other in the other promotiol playoff, on Saturday. The winner of the contest will be promoted to Asia/Oceania Zone Group I in 2016. With the win, India extended their head-to-head against Turkmenistan to 2-0. In the first round contest, India's Prartha Thombare defeated Jaha Bayramova 6-0, 6-2 in 51 minutes while Ankita Rai made it 2-0 for the home team with her 6-1, 6-2 52-minute victory over Astasiya Prenko in the second singles. With the two singles matches in the kitty, there was no need for the third and fil match, the doubles encounter where India's tasha Palha and Ankita were to take on Jaha and Guljan Muhammetkuliyeva. The Indian team consists of Ankita, Prartha, tasha and captain Sania. IANS

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