Spain, Switzerland and the United States became the latest teams to register their first wins in the Billie Jean King Cup final taking place at Emirates Arena in Glasgow.
In Group A, Switerzland led by Olympic champion Belinda Bencic got their campaign off to a perfect 3-0 start.
Jil Teichmann battled past Italy’s Elisabetta Cocciaretto 6-3 4-6 7-6(5) in a thrilling first encounter before Bencic made sure of the win with a 7-5 6-3 over Jasmine Paolini. The 25-year-old then teamed up with Teichmann to beat Paolini and Martina Trevisan 7-6(5) 6-1 to wrap up the perfect day.
In Group B, Slovakia bounced back from their day 1 loss to Australia with a 2-1 win over Belgium for their win points of the finals.
Viktoria Kuzmova defeated Ysaline Bonaventure 6-2 7-6(7) and Anna Karolina Schmiedlova defeated Maryna Zanevska 5-7 6-2 6-3 to seal the tie before Elise Mertens and Kirsten Flipkens won the doubles to salvage something for the Belgians.
In Group C, Spain relied on a debuting Paula Badosa in the Billie Jean King Cup to down Kazakhistan 3-0.
Nuria Parrizas Diaz opened with a win for Spain with a 6-4, 2-6,7-6 victory over Yulia Putintseva before Badosa’s 6-2, 3-6, 6-4 win over Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina sealed the tie.
Paula Badosa Aliona Bolsova then took care of business 6-2, 6-4 in the doubles over Anna Danilina and Yulia Putinseva.
Spain, the five-time champions of the Billie Jean King Cup can make the final four with a win over Great Britain in their next tie.
In Group D action, the USA needed a doubles win from Coco Gauff and Caty McNally to defeat an Iga Swiatek-less Poland 2-1.
Magda Linette defeat Madison Keys 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 to force a decider after Danielle Collins gave the Americans a 1-0 lead in the opening singles against Magdalena French with a 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (2) win.
Gauff and McNally then got the job done for the Americans beating the pair of Magda Linette and Alicja Rosolska 6-1, 6-2.