Romania has stayed on the course for the first Fed Cup title, prevailing against the Czech Republic 3-2 in Ostrava to set the semi-final clash against France.
Czech world number five Pliskova beat Mihaela Buzarnescu 6-1 6-4 before Romanian Halep defeated Katerina Siniakova 6-4 6-0. That game proved to be pivotal, as Halep was unable to convert a game point, and then finished two straight points with backhands into the net to let Pliskova level the match at one set apiece.
It was a similar finish in Australia's 3-2 win over the U.S.in North Carolina, with Ash Barty and Priscilla Hon beating Danielle Collins and Nicole Melichar 6-4, 7-5 in the deciding doubles.
The Australians will next play Belarus, which lost the 2017 final to the USA, in April. Belarus dominated at Braunschweig, with Aryna Sabalenka cruising past Laura Siegemund 6-1, 6-1 to give her country an insurmountable 3-0 lead over host Germany on an indoor hard court.
Katerina Siniakova played with a lot of pressure on her back but she managed to outplay Mihaela Buzarnescu 6-4, 6-2 in an hour and 26 minutes, leveling the score at 2-2 before the doubles rubber that had to decide the victor of this outstanding tie.
Un tag antisémite suscite l'indignation — Paris
Le restaurant visé se trouve dans le centre de la capitale, sur l'Ile Saint-Louis. "La plainte a été déposée samedi". L'occupant de la place Beauvau a affirmé "tout faire pour que l'auteur de cette ignominie soit condamné".
Elsewhere in the other best-of-five top-tier ties, two-time champions France took a 2-0 lead over Belgium following wins for world number 19 Caroline Garcia and Alize Cornet, ranked 51.
The ninth-ranked Sabalenka hit 18 winners compared with five for her opponent to help Belarus avenge losing to Germany 3-2 past year in Minsk.
Garcia marked her return to the Fed Cup for the first time since the 2016 final with a couple of victories after overcoming Alison Van Uytvanck 7-6 (2), 4-6, 6-2 in the opening singles on Saturday.
In the doubles, Ysaline Bonaventure and Kirsten Flipkens won a consolation point for Belgium with a 6-3, 3-6, 10-6 victory over Fiona Ferro and Pauline Parmentier to reduce the final score to 3-1.
Pop star Ariana Grande's new song ' NASA' has led to an exchange of tweets between the USA space agency and the singer. Now, Ehrlich has responded in a new interview with Rolling Stone . "I guess it was a surprise", he said.
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Childish Gambino won the coveted prize for best music video for his politically provocative " This Is America ". There was a tie for best rap performance , and Drake was surprisingly not one of the winners.
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Minn. Sen. Amy Klobuchar set to join 2020 race
But she did bemoan the conduct of "foreign policy by tweet" and said Americans must "stop the fear-mongering and stop the hate". Some progressives say she lacks the kind of fire and bold ideas needed to bring significant change and excite voters.