Four teams continue to fight for the victory in the prestigious team tennis tournament.
The reigning champion of the Federation Cup team of the Czech Republic in Ostrava with the score 3:2 defeated the Spanish. In the confrontation between the two players in the top 10 turned out to be stronger Karolina Pliskova the Czech Republic in two sets defeated Garbine the Wind, and two defeats Laura Arruabarrena put a cross on the further tournament prospects of the national team of Spain.
American women, despite the absence of the Williams sisters and Madison keys, Hawaii dry defeated the national team of Germany (4:0). The main contribution to the victory of the hosts made the semi-finalist of the recent Australian Open Coco Vandeweghe, consistently beat Andrea Petkovic and Julia Gorges.
A sensational victory over the Netherlands in Minsk celebrated tennis player from Belarus (4:1). Not included in the top 100 of the WTA ranking Alexandra Sasnovich and Arina, Samolenko won three of the four singles, which was enough for the sudden breakthrough in the semi-finals of the Federation Cup.
Switzerland has established itself as one of the favorites of the tournament, in Geneva, after defeating the French (4:1). Timea Bacsinszky has won both singles and the victory of Belinda Bencic over Pauline Parmentier led the hosts to the semifinals. Participated in this victory and the legendary Martina Hingis, who played with Bacsinszky in doubles match (6:4, 6:4).
In the semi-finals of the Cup of Federation on April 22-23, the U.S. will make the Czech Republic a visit to Belarus coming tennis player from Switzerland.
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