Canada Makes History at Billie Jean King Cup, USA and Italy Win Big

Laylah Fernandez adding a point for Canada, beating Magda Linette 6-2; 6-3 and also securing her 12th win in her last thirteen matches at the tournament. With the results of Fernandez’s teammates Marina Stakusic and the doubles pairing of Eugenie Bouchard and Gabriela Dabrowksi, Canada has reached the semi-finals of the Billie Jean King Cup for the first time in 35 years, at the Estadio de la Cartuja in Seville, Spain on Thursday, 9 November 2023. Photo: Team Canada on X

It was an action packed day at the Billie Jean King Cup on Thursday, Canada made history reaching the semi-finals of the competition for the first time since 1988, Italy were victorious against Germany, as Australia got back to winning ways and USA were dominant against Switzerland.