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PRAGUE (APP) – Karolina Pliskova and Barbora Strycova steered defending champions the Czech Republic to the Fed Cup title after winning the decisive doubles rubber over Russia in the final on Sunday.


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The Czech pair beat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Elena Vesnina 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 at Prague’s hardcourt O2 Arena to give the hosts an overall 3-2 win and their fourth Fed Cup trophy in five years.