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Canada to square off against Ukraine in next round of Fed Cup

Canada will face Ukraine in the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group II playoffs.

Winner will earn spot in World Group II for 2019

Canada's Gabriela Dabrowski plays Tereza Smitkova of the Czech Republic at the Fed Cup on Feb. 7, 2015. (Jacques Boissinot / The Canadian Press)

Canada will face Ukraine in the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group II playoffs.

The tie will be played in Canada April 21-22. The location, choice of surface and composition of both teams will be revealed later, Tennis Canada announced Tuesday.

Last weekend, Canada lost its World Group II first-round tie to Romania 3-1 while Ukraine dropped its match to Australia 3-2.

The winner of the Canada-Ukraine tie will earn a spot in World Group II for 2019 while the losing country will be relegated to the zonal group.

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