Katerina Siniakova, the world number 31, will face 63rd-ranked Alison Riske in Saturday's second singles rubber. She and Riske battled back and forth then and the American pushed the set to a tiebreak, where Siniakova took control.
The USA can take comfort in their record against their opponents, having not lost to the Czechs in eight meetings dating back to 1985, while they are on a seven-match winning streak after beating Belarus in the final past year.
Strycova, playing in the last Fed Cup tie, went a set down in Prague to Kenin but won 6-7 (5-7) 6-1 6-4. "It will definitely be easier to put the team together when we're 2-0 up", said Czech captain Petr Pala.
Twice Wimbledon champion Kvitova, whose training has been limited this week due to a high temperature, could still play on Sunday.
The 22-year-old Katerina Siniakova has completed a ideal day for the Czech team, beating Alison Riske 6-3 7-6 in an hour and 38 minutes for her second Fed Cup win over the Americans after toppling Shelby Rogers a year ago in the semi-final. "I think the pressure's on them, so it'll be a fun day". "I feel pretty at home", she added.
Zaman, Afridi fire as Pakistan bounce back in NZ series
At the end of 20 overs, New Zealand were 82 for 4 and finding it extremely hard to score freely against the slow bowlers. Afridi bowled intelligently upfront when he had free scoring Colin Munro (13) caught at mid-off in his first over.
"Actually, after the first point I was thinking, you know, you've played so many tie-breaks this year and you won nearly all".
To win, the 18-time champion USA would have to become the first team to come back from 2-0 down in the final.
"It was an unbelievable match for me".
"Anything can happen in Fed Cup and tomorrow is another day", she said. The US are missing Sloane Stephens, Serena Williams, Venus Williams and Madison Keys, while the Czechs are without Karolina Pliskova. "When I was down, I was still fighting out there", said Kenin, who broke the top 100 in 2018 and ended the year ranked 48th. Kenin reeled off four games in a row to move in front and had two match points in the 10th game, though she failed to convert either.
In doubles, the final match of the best-of-five series, Riske and Danielle Collins will play for the United States against the No. 1 doubles pair of Barbora Krejcikova and Siniakova.
Thousand Oaks , located 40 miles northwest of Los Angeles, is frequently named one of the safest cities in the country. Governor-elect Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency to provide assistance to the fire-hit areas.
Klopp admitted in Friday's pre-match press conference that he regrets making excuses when Liverpool have ground out scrappy wins. I'm really, really happy with Virgil'. "The coach has helped me a lot to improve and that's the most important thing".
Not only is Cam excelling in the pass game, he is also the team's second leading rusher with 342 yards and four touchdowns. But if it weren't for said pressure, the Steelers wouldn't have taken a 14-7 lead less than five minutes into the game.
Earlier this week, Turkish officials said Khashoggi's remains had been dissolved in acid , and none of them survived. The official said the head of the Federal Intelligence Service listened to the audio recording in Ankara .
The police have also ruled out terrorism links. "I didn't know what was happening there was just so much chaos and screaming". Police shot the suspected attacker in the chest, leaving him in critical condition as he was taken to the hospital.
This was how City wants to be viewed on the world stage: A team producing scintillating soccer on the field. Mourinho blamed the European competition for United's collapse in the blue half of Manchester.
The order came as a Canadian energy company prepared to assemble initial stages of the 1,200-mile long, cross-border project. Reacting to the news on Friday, President Donald Trump called the ruling a "political" decision that was a " disgrace ".
She writes that she'll "never forgive" him for promoting the "birther" conspiracy that her husband was not born in the U.S. In " Becoming ", portions of which she read during the ABC interview, Michelle Obama wrote about Inauguration Day in 2017.
Wickremesinghe's finance minister Mangala Samaraweera described the parliament sacking as a desperate move by Sirisena. Under worldwide pressure Sirisena had agreed three times to lift the suspension but changed his mind each time.
She wrote alongside the picture: "I pray that everyone is kept safe and protected from these fires. Earlier, Alyssa Milano had tweeted that she had to evacuate her home with her children and dogs.
Putin says had good conversation with Trump in Paris
As NPR's Eleanor Beardsley reports, President Trump seemed out of step with the very multilateral tone of the commemorations. They will receive maximum personal protection as they accompany French president Emmanuel Macron to the Arc de Triomphe.
Dez Bryant Gets His First Practice in with Saints
Bryant joined the Saints after spending seven months as a free agent following his release from the Cowboys in April. Meredith had zero targets in the last three games for the Saints. "I am going to be excited".
Alibaba's Singles Day beats Amazon Prime Day
Alibaba's Singles' Day sale apparently is world's biggest sale even bigger than America's Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined. November 11 is being celebrated since 2009 as an online antidote to the sentimentality surrounding Valentine's Day.
Strong All Blacks side to face England on Saturday
It was the ideal start for England , who scored in the first two minutes after the All Blacks fluffed their lines at the kick-off. All Blacks coach Steve Hansen wasn't coy about his feelings on the matter, saying after the match he felt it was the right call.
Meg Ryan Is Engaged to John Mellencamp
They became a couple as his marriage to Elaine Irwin was ending, although it hasn't been without problems. After initially dating from 2011 through 2014, the couple rekindled their relationship previous year .
England win first Test against Sri Lanka
England laid traps and Sri Lanka's batsmen sometimes fell into them with such willingness, it was as if they were "school kids". England captain Joe Root (three) also had a deja vu moment when Herath dismissed him for the second time in the match.
Arizona Firefighters Deployed To Battle California Wildfires
An AT&T worker sifts through a friend's burned vehicle during the Camp fire in Paradise , California, US on November 10, 2018. A group of deers walk through properties destroyed by the the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, US on November 9, 2018.
PM 'must listen to other NI voices, not just DUP'
DUP leader Arlene Foster said May's letter "raises alarm bells for those who value the integrity of our precious Union ". He said the two sides were discussing how to avoid a hard border between Ireland and Northern Ireland.
Trump Calls April Ryan A "Loser" And Slams Abby Phillip
Acosta, who also had a testy exchange with Trump during the same news conference, came to Ryan's defense on Twitter . Because the White House briefing room isn't the appropriate place to deliver commentary in the form of questions.
Welbeck has 'significant' ankle injury, Arsenal confirm
Welbeck was available for sale in the summer, Arsenal had not offered him a new contract and likely are not planning to do so. The England worldwide was on the fringes of Emery's first-team squad so a contract extension is unlikely to be forthcoming.