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Tennis: Serena leads US to victory over Ukraine

Serena Williams sends the United States back into the Fed Cup World Group after beating Lesia Tsurenko on Sunday

AP, Sunday 22 Apr 2012
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Serena Williams defeated Lesia Tsurenko 6-3, 6-2 on Sunday to send the United States back into the Fed Cup World Group by clinching a series victory over Ukraine.

Williams' win gave the U.S. an unassailable 3-0 lead. Christina McHale later won 7-5, 6-3 against 17-year-old Ukrainian Elina Svitolina to secure a sweep of the singles matches.

Williams was making her first Fed Cup appearance on foreign soil in more than a decade to become eligible for the U.S. team at the London Olympics.

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