Tennis: Pe'er beats Russia's Safina in Fed Cup tie

Buoyed by a boisterous crowd at Ramat Hasharon on Saturday, Shahar Pe'er beat Dinara Safina in the first match of Israel's Fed Cup tie against Russia. After an awful start, in which Pe'er lost the first seven games, the Israeli showed tremendous character, fighting back bravely to win the match 0-6, 6-2, 6-2.