Venus Williams beat Paula Kania 7-5, 6-2, and Sloane Stephens beat Magda Linette, 6-2 6-4 to give the U.S. a 2-0 lead over Poland after the opening day of their Fed Cup first round
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) -- Venus Williams beat Paula Kania 7-5, 6-2, and Sloane Stephens beat Magda Linette, 6-2 6-4 on Saturday to give the U.S. a 2-0 lead over Poland after the opening day of their Fed Cup first round....

Top-seeded Richard Gasquet fights back to beat Dustin Brown and set up an all-French Open Sud de France final against Paul-Henri Mathieu
MONTPELLIER, France (AP) -- Defending champion Richard Gasquet remains on course to defend his Open Sud de France title after rallying to beat Dustin Brown of Germany 1-6, 6-4, 6-3 on Saturday, setting up an all-French final against veteran Paul-Henri Mathieu....

Top-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut and second-seeded Viktor Troicki advance to the Sofia Open final
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) -- Top-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut advanced to the Sofia Open final by beating Gilles Muller of Luxembourg 7-6 (5), 6-4 on Saturday....

Garcia beats Errani to draw France level 1-1 with Italy in their Fed Cup 1st-round tie, after Giorgi beats Mladenovic
MARSEILLE, France (AP) -- Caroline Garcia beat former French Open runner-up Sara Errani 6-3, 7-5 to move France level with Italy 1-1 after the opening day of their Fed Cup first-round tie on Saturday....

Last year's Fed Cup finalist Russia is on the brink of a surprise first-round defeat to the Ne
MOSCOW (AP) -- Four-time Fed Cup champion Russia was on the brink of a surprise first-round defeat to the Netherlands after going 2-0 down on the first day Saturday....

Niculescu beats Kvitova, after Pliskova overcomes Halep for Romania and the Czech Republic to finish 1-1 on the opening day of their Fed Cup first-round tie
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- Monica Niculescu beat two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova 6-3, 6-4 to ensure Romania tied with the Czech Republic 1-1 on the opening day of their Fed Cup first-round tie on Saturday....

Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber has defeated Timea Bacsinszky 6-1, 6-3 to draw Germany level with Switzerland 1-1 after the opening day of their Fed Cup first-round tie
LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) -- Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber defeated Timea Bacsinszky 6-1, 6-3 to draw Germany level with Switzerland 1-1 after the opening day of their Fed Cup first-round tie on Saturday....

World No. 2 Simona Halep has postponed a nasal operation so she can play for Romania against the Czech Republic in the first round of the Fed Cup World Group.Halep is expected to face Karolina Pliskova in the first singles match on Saturday.
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- World No. 2 Simona Halep has postponed a nasal operation so she can play for Romania against the Czech Republic in the first round of the Fed Cup World Group....


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