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Vandeweghe gives US lead over Czechs

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WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. (AP) Katerina Siniakova beat Shelby Rogers in straight sets to bring the defending champion Czech Republic even with the United States at 1-1 in the Fed Cup semifinals on Saturday.

CoCo Vandeweghe defeated Marketa Vondrousova 6-1, 6-4 in the first match Saturday, giving the U.S. an early 1-0 lead in the best-of-five series. Vandeweghe, who is ranked No. 24, raced to a one-set lead against the 19-year-old Vondrousova in 27 minutes en route to her seventh straight Fed Cup win.

In the second match, Siniakova outlasted Rogers 6-3, 6-3. Siniakova, who is ranked 38th, converted all five break points. The 49th ranked Rogers finished the second set by double faulting to end the ninth game.

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