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India beat Kazakhstan 2-0 in Fed Cup 5-6th place play-offs

Prerna Bhambri and Ankita Raina won their respective singles matches to hand India the 5th position in the Fed Cup.

Prerna Bhambri Fed Cup India
Prerna Bhambri defeated Galina Voskboeva 6-2, 4-6, 6-2 in India’s Fed Cup play-off match.

After two successive losses, India came back well to earn a consolation win as they defeated Kazakhstan 2-0 in the Fed Cup Asia/Oceania Zone Group I fifth-sixth place play-off match at the True Arena Hua Hin here.

In the opening singles match, India's 399th-ranked Prerna Bhambri defeated Galina Voskoboeva 6-2, 4-6, 6-2 on Saturday.

Next up, World No.307 Ankita Raina outclassed Yaroslava Shvedova 7-6(2), 6-0 for India's win.

The doubles match between Ankita Raina-Prarthana G. Thombare of India and Yaroslava Shvedova-Galina Voskoboeva was not played as the tie was already decided.

Earlier India lost 1-2 to Japan and 0-3 to Thailand.

In the 3rd-4th place play-off, China defeated Thailand 2-1.

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