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Australia beats belarus and is the first finalist in Fed Cup

ffbcfbe6e866d84da814b4cf80d5e2a2 - Australia beats belarus and is the first finalist in Fed Cup

Australia has Sunday as the first position for the finals of the Fed Cup tennis, which takes place in the weekend of 9 and 10 november. In the semi-finals overtook Australia in Brisbane with a 3-2 belarus. In the deciding doubles match won, Ashleigh Barty and Samantha Stosur with a 7-5, 3-6 and 6-2 of Aryna Sabalenka and Victoria Azarenka.

In the first match of Sunday drew Ashleigh Barty (WTA 9), that Saturday was too strong for Azarenka (WTA 61), with twice 6-2 at the longest end against Aryna Sabalenka (WTA 10). Thus came the Australians in the lead.

Azarenka drew the stand, then in equilibrium by Samantha Stosur (WTA 77) with two 6-1 defeat.

Australia will be seeking an eighth victory in the Fed Cup, the last dating back to 1974. It is the first final for the Australians since 1993 (defeat against Spain).

In the other semi-final, France in Rouen, opposite Romania. After the first day, the standings there, 1-1. In the first round switched from France to Belgium. The French zegevierden in February 1-3 in Liège.

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