December 9, 2021

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Canada and Germany were the first to exit the BJK Cup in Prague

Prague, Nov. 2 (EFE) .- The Canadian and German tennis teams withdrew on Tuesday after losing crosses to Russia and Switzerland in the Billy Jean King Cup. In Prague.

Germany, who had lost the Czech hosts the previous day, did not allow the maneuver today, but fell to the Swiss, thus renaming the German team the Fed Cup in memory of the American player, who won 12 Grand Slams between 1966 and 1975.

The Helvetians, led by Victoria Golubic (45) and Belinda Benzic (17), reached the first point for their country in Group D.

The Russian Tennis Federation and Australia also beat Canada and Belgium in the BJK finals today.

Russia, led by Daria Kasatkina (28) and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (12), beat Canadians in all three games to take the lead in Group A, bidding farewell to Group A with disastrous results. Balance with points.

Slovakia, in Group C of Spain, played in the surprise of the day and defeated the United States, thus retaining their options to advance to the semifinals if Anabel Medina loses to the North Americans tomorrow.

After the victory of Victoria Kuzmova (175) Shelby Rogers (40), 6-4 and 6-4, and Danil Collins (30) Anna Carolina Schmitlova (83), 6-3 and 6-2, Slovak players Kuzmova And Theresa Mihalikova defeated North Americans Koko Vandeweghe and Caroline Tollyheight 6-2, 6 (5) -7 and 1-0.

Australia also got their first point after beating Belgium, who could not secure their place in the semi-finals today, as they embraced it after winning the previous day against defending champions France.

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Daria Gavrilova (559), who returned after an 11-month hiatus, defeated Crete Electronics (70) 6-4, 1-6, 6-4, while Storm Sanders (131) defeated Ellis Mertens (18) 3-6. 7-6 (5) and 6-0.

Both Belgian tennis players then went on to win the set 6-2, 6-4 in the doubles against Ellen Perez and Sanders, and as a result, it could be significant in the event that tomorrow Belarus surprises in Group B and knocks Australia out.