Sports Canada loses both singles matches against Romania at Fed Cup

19:56  10 february  2018
19:56  10 february  2018 Source:   sportsnet.ca

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CLUJ, Romania — Canada lost both its singles matches Saturday to go down 2-0 to Romania in their first-round World Group II Fed Cup tie. Sorana Cirstea started the day with a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Carol Zhao of Richmond Hill, Ont., and Irina-Camelia Begu followed with a 6-3, 6-7

CLUJ, Romania — Canada lost both its singles matches Saturday to go down 2-0 to Romania in their first-round World Group II Fed Cup tie. Sorana Cirstea started the day with a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Carol Zhao of Richmond Hill, Ont., and Irina-Camelia Begu followed with a 6-3, 6-7

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CLUJ, Romania — Canada lost both its singles matches Saturday to go down 2-0 to Romania in their first-round World Group II Fed Cup tie.

Sorana Cirstea started the day with a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Carol Zhao of Richmond Hill, Ont., and Irina-Camelia Begu followed with a 6-3, 6-7, 6-2 win over Mississauga, Ont., teenager Bianca Andreescu.

Andreescu, ranked 173rd on the WTA standings, rebounded from a first-set loss to take the second set by tiebreak. The 17-year-old won 2-of-3 break points throughout the two hour 38-minute match but made 32 forced errors and 38 unforced.

Begu, 27, is ranked 37th.

In the first match of the day, the 27-year-old Cirstea (No. 38 in the world), broke the 22-year-old Zhao (No. 138) five times and made just four forced errors to Zhao’s 14. The match lasted 54 minutes.

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CLUJ, Romania — Canada lost both its singles matches Saturday to go down 2-0 to Romania in their first-round World Group II Fed Cup tie. The match lasted 54 minutes. Zhao was playing in her first Fed Cup match .

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Zhao will play Begu in the third rubber on Sunday. Andreescu will play Cirstea later in the day.

The fifth rubber, also scheduled for Sunday, is a doubles match featuring Australian Open mixed doubles champion Gabriela Dabrowski of Ottawa and partner Katherine Sebov against Ana Bogdan and Ioana Olaru.

Dabrowski, 25, is ranked 11th in doubles. She won the Australian Open mixed doubles title last month with Croatian partner Mate Pavic. Dabrowski also won the French Open mixed doubles championship last year, becoming the first Canadian woman to win a Grand Slam.

Canada and Romania have played each other twice in Fed Cup before, with the Romanians winning both ties — in 1983 and 2015.

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