CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Ninth-seeded Belinda Bencic of Switzerland opened play at the Volvo Car Open with a 6-3, 6-0 victory over Australia's Destanee Aiava on Monday at the WTA's first clay-court...
Barty, Gavrilova to lead Australia vs Ukraine in Fed Cup
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Ashleigh Barty and Daria Gavrilova will lead Australia in its Fed Cup match against Ukraine, while Ukraine's top-ranked player Elina Svitolina will not be competing.
Tennis Australia said Thursday that No. 16 Barty and No. 25 Gavrilova will be joined by Casey Dellacqua and Destanee Aiava for the World Group II first-round match in Canberra on Feb. 10-11.
Australia captain Alicia Molik said "this is one of the strongest Fed Cup teams we've had in many years."