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Switzerland defeats Canada in the semi-finals of the Billie Jean King Cup

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GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Switzerland joined Australia and Great Britain in the Billie Jean King Cup semifinals after taking a 2-0 lead over Canada in Friday’s winner-takes-all group game.

After Victoria Golubic defeated Bianca Andreescu 2-6, 6-3, 6-4, Belinda Bencic beat Leila Fernandez 6-0, 7-5.

Last year’s runners-up Switzerland topped Group A in their bid for a maiden title in women’s tennis’ premier team event.

The Czech Republic will play the United States later on Friday. The winning team will play Switzerland in the semi-finals.

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