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Mike Tevlin and his wife Nicole pose for a photograph with Junior Canadian tennis player, Sharon Fichman at the Rexall Centre in Toronto on Friday June 17. The Tevlins are donating $500,000 to help young tennis players like Sharon. (Carlos Osorio/The Globe and Mail)
Mike Tevlin and his wife Nicole pose for a photograph with Junior Canadian tennis player, Sharon Fichman at the Rexall Centre in Toronto on Friday June 17. The Tevlins are donating $500,000 to help young tennis players like Sharon. (Carlos Osorio/The Globe and Mail)

Tennis

Canada stays undefeated at Fed Cup Add to ...

Canada stayed undefeated at the Fed Cup Americas Zone Group 1 after winning two matches against Columbia on Friday.

Toronto’s Sharon Fichman won the first singles match 6-1, 7-5 over Catalina Castano before Eugenie Bouchard of Westmount, Que., eased past world No. 144 Mariana Duque-Marino 6-2, 6-2.

The doubles match was canceled due to rainfall.

On Thursday the Canadian team won its three matches against Venezuela after opening the competition Wednesday with a 3-0 decision over Peru.

Canada will play in the final against pool B champion Brazil on Saturday, with the winner advancing to the World Group II playoffs in April.

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