Czech Republic beats Romania 3-2 in Fed Cup

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) Defending champion Czech Republic beat host Romania 3-2 Sunday to advance to the semifinals of the Fed Cup. Karolina Pliskova again won her singles rubber of the first-round match, defeating Monica Niculescu 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 after playing for more than 2 1/4 hours. Pliskova later returned to team up with Barbora Strycova for a 6-2, 6-3 win in the deciding...
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Halep delays nose op to play title-holding Czechs in Fed Cup

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) Simona Halep postponed a nose operation so she can play for Romania against the defending champion Czech Republic in the first round of the Fed Cup this weekend. Halep will face Karolina Pliskova in the first singles on Saturday in Cluj. ''Before I was sick ... and had many problems but now I'm OK,'' Halep said at the draw on Friday. ''I have to have surgery...
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Halep postpones op for Fed Cup against Czechs

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) World No. 2 Simona Halep has postponed a nasal operation so she can play for Romania against the Czech Republic in the first round of the Fed Cup World Group. Halep is expected to face Karolina Pliskova in the first singles match on Saturday in the city of Cluj. The 24-year-old year old Halep appeared in good spirits Friday as she appeared with her teammates...
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Lucky loser Tsurenko advances at Connecticut Open

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) Ukrainian Lesia Tsurenko beat the Czech Republic's Barbora Strycova 6-3, 6-0 to move to the third round Tuesday afternoon at the Connecticut Open. Tsurenko was a lucky loser entry after top seed Simona Halep withdrew due to injury and won her first match despite a brief rain delay. Tsurenko is ranked 46th in the world. She said it was ''really exciting for...
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