She started 0-4 down in first set, after that it was an even match. In the tiebreak both had their match and set points, could have gone either way, too bad Sasha couldn't make it. Better luck next week in Budapest.
Vitalia Diatchenko - Ekaterina Makarova - Masha Kirilenko - Masha Sharapova - Alisa Kleybanova - Alexandra Panova - Ksenia Pervak - Valeria Solovyeva
Good luck to all russian players