SEVILLE, Spain (AP) — Italy reached its first final of the Billie Jean King Cup in a decade on Saturday after beating Slovenia.
It will face either Canada or the Czech Republic on Sunday.
Martina Trevisan beat Kaja Juvan 7-6, 6-3 in the opening singles match after breaking her opponent three times. Jasmine Paolini gave the Italians an insurmountable 2-0 lead after seeing off Tamara Zidansek 6-2, 4-6, 6-3.
Four-time champion Italy last reached the final in 2013.
Slovenia was playing its first semifinal at the competition.