Jelena Jankovic and Ana Ivanovic won their reverse singles Sunday as Serbia beat Japan 4-1 in the first round of the Fed Cup's World Group II.Read more on IHT
Jankovic defeated Ai Sugiyama 6-3, 6-2, before Ivanovic cruised past Ayumi Morita, 6-1, 6-2.
In the meaningless doubles, Japan's Rika Fujiwara and Aiko Nakamura defeated Jankovic and Ana Jovanovic 3-6, 7-5 after Jovanovic retired in the third set with back pains.
Jelena and Ana have attracted huge crowd and Belgrade Arena welcomed 15,118 spectators. The earlier record for a Fed Cup match was 14,000 people on the stands. Read also Impressions from Serbia vs. Japan Fed Cup tie.