Italy and Canada won the first match in the final of the Billie Jean King Cup, the competition hosted by Seville.
Eugenie BouchardPhoto: David Kerouac/Ikon Sportswire/AP/Profimedia
Italy qualifies for France with a score of 2-1 in Group D facing Germany.
Alize Cornet (118 professional players) emerged in her first match with Martina Trevisan (43 professional players) by 2-6, 6-2, 6-2.
Caroline Garcia (world record 20) defeated Yasmine Paolini in three sets (30 WTA Championships) 7-6(6), 5-7, 6-4. Garcia hit the opening kick in the first game, and was in the deciding set at 4-2.
The French moment began with the double goal of Caroline Garcia / Kristina Mladenovic, after 5-7, 6-2, 10-6 with the pair Martina Trevisan / Elisabetta Cocciarito.
In the third group, Canada beat Spain 3-0.
Marina Stakosek (No. 258 in the World Cup) was able to win a duel with her competitor Rebecca Masarova (65 professional player), with a score of 6-3 and 6-1. Lager Press.
My father, Leila Fernandez (35 professional player), was able to win the match with Sara Sorribes Tormo (50 professional player), but she lost 7-6 (8), 7-6 (7).
In doubles, Eugenie Bouchard and Gabriela Dabrowski won 6-3, 7-5 in a match against Rebecca Massarova/Sara Sorribes Tormo.
Our group faces part of Poland.
The qualifying groups advance to the semi-finals.
The Billie Jean King Cup Finals will be held November 7-12 in Seville, and will be played indoors.
Participating countries at the start: Australia, Canada, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Kazakhstan, Slovenia, Spain, Elvictia, Sahel and Poland.