Gennady Fyodorov

Davydenko fined for lack of effort

World number four Nikolay Davydenko has been fined  000 for not trying hard enough during his shock defeat by Croatian qualifier Marin Cilic at the St Petersburg Open on Thursday. ''Nikolay Davydenko was fined  000 for lack of best effort in his second-round match against Marin Cilic,'' the governing body for men's tennis, ATP, said in a statement on Friday.

Kuznetsova powers Russia to third Fed Cup title

Svetlana Kuznetsova saved two match points in the second set tiebreaker before beating Francesca Schiavone 4-6 7-6 7-5 in the first reverse singles on Sunday to give Russia their third Fed Cup title in four years. Kuznetsova's victory gave the home team an unassailable 3-0 lead over last year's surprise winners Italy in the final at Moscow's Luzhniki arena.

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