Women’s teams of USA and Belarus in a dramatic fight have issued the permit to the final stage in the tennis Federation Cup.
Belarus in Minsk on hard sensationally dealt with the Swiss national team, which was considered one of the favorites of the tournament.
While Victoria Azarenka is gaining shape after the decree, the status of team leader for a secured Alexander Sasnovich – on the first day of semi-finals the Belarusian beat Victoria Golubich (6:3, 5:7, 7:5), and then suddenly it was the first racket of the Swiss Timea Bacsinszky (6:2, 7:6). Victory Arina Sobolenko to match with Golubich (6:3, 2:6, 6:4) did Belarus make the final of the Federation Cup.
Americans have in the absence of the Williams sisters and Madison keys soloed Coco Vandeweghe. Semifinalist of the Australian Open in 2017 almost single-handedly dealt with the reserve team of the Czech Republic, came to the US without Carolina pliskova, Petra Kvitova and Lucie Safarova.
Vandeweghe defeated the Market Vondrusova (6:1, 6:4) and Katerina Sinyakova (6:4, 6:0), but with the score 2:2, along with bethanie Mattek-Sands produced a decisive point in the doubles match.
The results of the 1/2 final matches of the Federation Cup:
Belarus – Switzerland — 3:2
USA – Czech Republic — 3:2
The American near-record 18th victory in fed Cup. Team USA for the first time since 2000, can win the master team title in women’s tennis. Belarus for the first time will play in the final of the Federation Cup.
The fed Cup final between USA and Belarus on 11-12 November in Minsk.
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