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Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova sent holders the Czech Republic into their fourth Fed Cup final in five years after breezing past France's Caroline Garcia in straight sets here on Sunday. The Czechs, who won the Fed Cup title in 2011, 2012 and 2014, will now take on Russia in Prague in the November 14-15 final after the Russians beat Germany 3-2 in the other semi-final. In Sunday's clash of the teams' number one players, the 25-year-old Kvitova showed she was back in shape after a month-long break from the sport as she won the 25th of her 31 Fed Cup singles rubbers.
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The political party of Yemen's former longtime autocrat has welcomed a United Nations resolution calling for a cease-fire in the country, urging on all involved in the conflict to observe it.