Arantxa Rus scores winning point in Dutch win over Japan

Tennis - Netherlands beat Japan 3-2

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Arantxa Rus scores winning point in Dutch win over Japan

Tennis - The Netherlands have advanced to the Fed Cup World Group II with a 3-2 win over Japan. Dutchwoman Arantxa Rus defeated Misaki Doi 76 63 to score the winning point in 'S-HERTOGENBOSCH on Sunday. The two countries were tied at 1-1 after Saturday's singles.

Kiki Bertens gave the Dutch a 2-1 lead with a hard-fought 76 46 97 win over Kurumi Nara and Rus completed the win then. Dutch captain Paul Haarhuis, a former ATP pro, commented, "What the girls have done is fantastic. I’m so, so proud of them. They fought and fought and never let their spirits down in difficult moments.”

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