Seville, November 13 (AP) Canada has firmly registered its presence on the world tennis map by winning the Billie Jean King Cup for the first time, a year after its men’s team won the Davis Cup.
Canada’s Laila Fernandez and Marina Stakusic won their singles matches.
The Canadian men’s team will try to retain their Davis Cup title in Malaga, Spain later this month.
Stakusik, ranked 258th in the world, defeated 43rd ranked Martina Trevisan by 7. 5, 6 Gave Canada the lead by defeating by 3. After this Laila gave Jasmine Paolini 6. 2, 6. Defeated by 3.