USA produce stunning comeback to complete Fed Cup finals line-up

Team USA made a magnificent comeback from 2-0 down to beat Lativa and eventually become the team to secure a place in the Fed Cup finals.
The side had been one of eight groups to secure areas in the contests new following a weekend of Fed Cup Qualifiers.
Even the Fed Cup has now followed the mens Davis Cup competition by embracing a multi-nation finals tournament in 1 city which will occur in the Laszlo Papp Budapest tennis sports picks Arena.
Ahead of this weekend qualifiers, four groups had already confirmed the host nation Hungary, the Czech Republic as a wild card and their places at Budapest; the 2019 winners and runners-up France and Australia.
The Australian Open champion, Sofia Kenin along with serena Williams, started Team USAs campaign over Jelena Ostapenko and Anastasija Sevastova with victories on Friday.
On the other hand, the set dropped the book fittings. Ostapenko roared into a 6-3 2-6 6-2 effect against Kenin while Sevastovas 7-6 (7-5) 3-6 7-6 (7-4) win handed Williams her first career singles overcome at the group event.
With the tie closed at 2-2, it moved to the last match and the pairing of Kenin and Bethanie Mattek-Sands held their nerve over Sevastova and Ostapenko to triumph.
The scoreline has been a reflection of the exhaustion after longer matches that the Latvians faced.
Im incredibly excited, USA team captain Kathy Rinaldi said on the Fed Cup website. We are extremely happy to have won this game against a tough opponent.
The way they play, they can easily have been contenders for Budapest too. Thus, we must take confidence in this match and Im looking forward to April.
Spain eased to reserve their place Budapest after a remarkable tie that comprised Sara Sorribes beating against the former world No 1, Naomi Osaka, at straight sets.
Just three games dropped in total as she looked at ease court and thrashed Osaka 6-0 6-3. The game, which lasted for 17 minutes and an hour, provided a lead and also out of that point the project was finished by Carla Suarez Navarro.
Suarez Navarro has announced the 2020 season is going to be the last one of her career, and now she bowed out of her Fed Cup home match with a 6-1 6-3 victory.
Elsewhere, the four-time winners Russia edged out Romania in Cluj as Anna Blinkova and Anna Kalinskaya won the doubles rubber from Jaqueline Adina Cristian along with Elena Gabriela Ruse.
Belgium and Kazakhstan were also locked at 1-1 overnight, but Elise Mertens beat Yulia Putintseva 6-1 7-6 (7-1) before Kirsten Flipkens secured the winning point by triumphing over Zarina Diyas, also in straight sets, at Kortrijk.
Switzerland had too much to manage despite Leylah Annie Fernandez victory over Belinda Bencic, for a side.
Canada trailed 2-0 after Fridays activity and had travelled to face Switzerland in Biel.
Fernandezs 6-2 7-6 (7-3) victory over Bencic fostered them but doubles expert a Gaby Dabrowski dropped to Jil Teichmann 6-3 6-4 and that quickly brought the tie into a 3-1 finish at the home teams favor.
Germany were too powerful for Brazil in Florianopolis and her side lead was created by Laura Siegemund win of the weekend.
Belarus came back from 2-1 down to squeeze past the Netherlands 3-2. Aliaksandra Sasnovich and Aryna Sabalenka conquer Kiki Bertens and Demi Schuurs 4-6 6-3 7-6 (10-8) at the final pops thriller.
Following the defeat of Harriet Dart gave an unassailable 3-1 lead in Bratislava to Slovakia, Terrific Britain missed out to a location in Budapest.

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