Czechs lead defending champ US 2-0 in Fed Cup final

Sports 11/10/18, 15:20

Barbora Strycova and Katerina Siniakova won their singles for the Czech Republic to take a commanding 2-0 over the defending champion United States in the Fed Cup final on Saturday.Strycova rallied from a set down to defeat Sofia Kenin 6-7 (5), 6-1, 6-4.Barbora Strycova of the Czech Republic celebrates after ...

Lucie Safarova announces retirement after Australian Open

Tennis 11/10/18, 11:15

Former French Open finalist Lucie Safarova will retire after the Australian Open in January due to health concerns and will not play in any tournaments before then.The 31-year-old Safarova announced her decision on Saturday in Prague ahead of the start of the Fed Cup final between the Czech Republic and ...

Kenin to open Fed Cup final for US against Strycova

Tennis 11/09/18, 08:38

Sofia Kenin will face Barbora Strycova in the opening singles match when the defending champion United States plays the Czech Republic in Fed Cup final.Alison Riske was drawn to play Katerina Siniakova in the second singles match on Saturday on an indoor hardcourt at the O2 Arena.In Sunday's reverse singles, ...

Inexperienced US faces weakened Czechs in Fed Cup final

Tennis 11/07/18, 10:32

United States captain Kathy Rinaldi has had a winning formula since taking over the Fed Cup team, and she's not expected to change anything in this year's final against the Czech Republic.Under her charge since 2017, the U.S. has won five straight matches, including last year's final against Belarus."Being a ...

Pliskova out of Fed Cup final, Krejcikova in for Czechs

Tennis 11/03/18, 17:05

World No. 8 Karolina Pliskova has been ruled out of the Czech Republic team in the Fed Cup final against the defending champion United States next weekend due to calf muscle and wrist injuries.The Czech team says Pliskova was injured last week during the WTA Finals in Singapore, where she ...

Czechs beat Slovakia in UEFA Nations League; Gibraltar wins

Soccer 10/13/18, 15:40

Substitute striker Patrik Schick scored the winning goal for the visiting Czech Republic to beat Slovakia 2-1 in the UEFA Nations League in Trnava on Saturday, and Gibraltar won its first competitive game.All the goals in Trnava were in the second half. Three minutes after coming off the bench, Schick ...

Conservative opposition party wins Czech Senate election

Europe 10/13/18, 10:32

A conservative opposition party in the Czech Republic has won an election for a third of the seats in Parliament's upper house as the ruling coalition of Prime Minister Andrej Babis suffered a setback.With nearly all the votes counted Saturday by the Statistics Office, the Civic Democratic Party won 10 ...

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