Australia remain well placed to reach their first Fed Cup final in 26 years after Ashleigh Barty beat former world number one Victoria Azarenka to level their semi-final against Belarus.
The visitors had led in Brisbane after Aryna Sabalenka beat former US Open champion Sam Stosur 7-5 5-7 6-3.
In the other semi-final, Romania and France are also deadlocked at 1-1 after the opening singles on Saturday.
France’s Caroline Garcia beat Mihaela Buzarnescu 6-3 6-3 to level.
French Open champion Simona Halep earlier outclassed Kristina Mladenovic in a 6-3 6-1 win to put Romania ahead.
The Romanians are aiming for their maiden Fed Cup final after upsetting defending champions Czech Republic in an epic quarter-final.
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