Canada won the decisive doubles match to secure a 2-1 upset victory over defending champion France in Group A of the Billie Jean King Cup finals on Monday.
Spain staged a comeback to beat Slovakia 2-1 for the first time after two losses, including the 2002 final. Also, the Czech Republic prevailed in the doubles to overcome Germany 2-1 in Group D, and Belgium beat Belarus 2-1 on the hard courts at the O2 Arena.
After the two nations split the opening singles matches, Ottawa’s Gabriela Dabrowski and Vancouver’s Rebecca Marino defeated Lara Burel and Alize Cornet 6-3, 7-6 (6).”We should be really proud of ourselves,” Marino said.
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