While the United States is deadlocked with the Argentines, the Russians, who have 5 of the worlds top 10, are cruising against the Chinese. The Italians are surprisingly beating the French, and then Spaniards and Czechs are one match a piece.
In World Group II, The Serbs are dominating the chinese, the Israelis and Ukraine are tied at 1 as are the Swiss and Germans, and the Slovak Republic is 2 up on Belgium.
China vs. Russia
Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) def. Zi Yan (CHN), 6-2, 6-4
Elena Dementieva (RUS) def. Shuai Zhang (CHN), 6-3, 6-0
Italy vs. France
Flavia Pennetta (ITA) def. Amelie Mauresmo (FRA), 2-6, 7-6 (9-7), 6-4
Francesca Schiavone (ITA) def. Alize Cornet (FRA), 6-1, 2-6, 8-6
United States vs. Argentina
Jill Craybas (USA) def. Betina Jozami (ARG), 6-2, 6-1
Gisela Dulko (ARG) def. Melanie Oudin (USA), 6-2, 7-5
Spain vs. Czech Republic
Petra Kvitova (CZE) def. Carla Suarez Navarro (ESP), 6-4, 6-4
Nuria Llagostera Vives (ESP) def. Iveta Benesova (ESP), 1-6, 6-1, 6-4