Mattek-Sands battles flu to advance at WTA Indian Wells

Bethanie Mattek-Sands battled through a bout of stomach flu to beat Vera Dushevina 6-4, 6-4 in her opening match at the WTA and ATP Master Series event.

US battle past Russia into Fed Cup final

Liezel Huber and Bethanie Mattek-Sands swept aside Russians Elena Dementieva and Alla Kudryavtseva in the decisive Fed Cup doubles to earn the United States a place in the final against Italy.