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World Team Cup: Great Britain beat France to keep title defence alive

Great Britain’s men’s team are on course to defend their World Team Cup title after beating France to reach this year’s final.

Gordon Reid overcame Frederic Cattaneo 6-4 6-0 before world number one Alfie Hewett beat Stephane Houdet 6-0 6-2 to maintain their perfect record of not dropping a single rubber this week.

They will face Spain in Sunday’s final in Turkey.

GB’s women, meanwhile, cruised past Thailand in their first positional play-off match.

British number two Abbie Breakwell won 6-1 6-2 against Thipaksorn Singkaew, before Lucy Shuker beat Sakhorn Khanthasit 7-5 6-4.

They will now compete for either fifth or sixth place.