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Slovaks beat the Swedish

SLOVAK female tennis players confirmed the role of the favourite when they beat the Swedish players 4:0 during the World Group II playoff in Bratislava during the weekend. 

Jana Čepelová, Matej Lipták, Anna Karolína Schmiedlová and Daniela Hantuchová (from left) rejoice after beating Swedish tennis players.(Source: TASR)

This means that Slovak tennis players will play in the World Group II of the Fed Cup also next year.

“I am happy that we confirmed the position of the unambiguous favourite,” said Matej Lipták, the captain of Slovakia's Fed Cup team as cited by the Pravda daily.

Anna Karolina Schmiedlová defeated Ellen Allgurin 6-1, 6-4 on Sunday after she defeated Rebecca Peterson 6-3, 6-3 on Saturday. Daniela Hantuchová defeated Susanne Celik on Saturday, 6-2, 6-0.

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