After two straight wins – Sweden beat Ukraine with 2-1 on Wednesday – is gruppsegern near. On the Friday ending the group stage with a match against Bulgaria. Win and Sweden advance to Saturday's playoffmatch against the other gruppsegraren, in the current Russia, for a place in the Fed Cups andradivision, World Group I.
Just like against Ukraine, it took three matches to secure the victory against Estonia. Johanna Larsson won the first clear against Elena Malygina, 6-2, 6-3, before Rebecca Peterson lost to 20th-ranked Anett Kontaveitt with 4-6, 4-6.
In the crucial doubles showed Larsson/Peterson then strength despite the 0-1-a disadvantage in the set. The Swedish duo snatched up and released only one game in the match to win 2-6, 6-0, 6-1.