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Italy dumps France from BJK Cup Finals

IN a huge upset, Italy has taken down world number two France in the Billie Jean King (BJK) Cup Qualifiers to ensure their place in the Finals for the first time. France, who won as recently as 2019 – which is only two tournaments ago due to the COVID-19 pandemic – will not compete in […]

2021 Billie Jean King Cup nation preview: Slovakia

THE WTA Tour’s most prestigious team event is less than a month away, and Draft Central is counting down the days until it kicks off by previewing each team individually. Starting with the lowest ranked nation through to the highest one, we take a look at each squad, their fixtures, and what they might be able to […]

Czech Republic crowned 2021 Junior Billie Jean King Cup champions

THE 2021 Junior Billie Jean King Cup champion has been decided, with the Czech Republic coming away with a fifth title – and first since 2015 – at Club Mega Saray in Antalya, Turkey on the weekend. The top-seeded Czechs were virtually unstoppable throughout the event, claiming wins in 14 of 15 matches and sweeping […]

2021 Junior Billie Jean King Cup update: Peru stuns Argentina to likely set up quarter finals place

ROUND robin action is underway at the Junior Billie Jean King Cup, with the expected favourites in each respective clash mostly getting the win. The one massive upset was Peru’s come-from-behind win against fellow South Americans Argentina, getting up 2-1 to put themselves in best position to advance through to the knockout stage of the […]

WTA Tour wrap: Jabeur dominates in Charleston as China and Argentina worry big guns in Billie Jean Cup

TOP seed Ons Jabeur has flexed her muscles with a 48-minute demolition job of Japan’s Nao Hibino to reach the semi-finals of the MUSC Health Women’s Open in Charleston. Jabeur only dropped one game in the 6-0 6-1 domination at the WTA 250 event to be the raging favourite in the tournament. The Tunisian restricted […]

Fed Cup fantasy tennis: USA extend lead on Czech Republic with 19th title

THE United States of America (USA) have extended their dominance on the Fed Cup titles leaderboard with a 19th title in our simulated fantasy tennis competition. The top two sides over the years reached the final, with the USA winning 18 previous titles, and the Czech Republic second overall with 11. It has been a […]

Fed Cup fantasy tennis: Reigning champs out as Aussies survive scare

IT was the most dramatic day of the Fed Cup fantasy tennis tournament so far with reigning champions, France out of the running after losing to an impressive Russian outfit on day five. Meanwhile in the second tie, it took all three matches to decide a winner with not much difference between the nations, but […]

Fed Cup fantasy tennis: Spain and Germany tick off first challenges

SPAIN and Germany are through to what is now effectively quarter finals in the 2020 Draft Central Fed Cup Fantasy Tennis competition. The two nations overcame Slovakia and Switzerland to hand those opponents their second loss of the group stage and ensure they could not qualify for the semi-finals. With all eight sides to face […]

Fed Cup fantasy tennis: Czech Republic to face United States in final

THE two combatants for the 2020 Fed Cup Fantasy Tennis competition have been decided with Czech Republic and the United States winning through to the final. While both matches against their respective opponents in Russia and Australia were in sweeps, they had to fight hard for the most part in what was an entertaining semi-finals […]

Fed Cup fantasy tennis: Kenin saves match points to send US into semis

IN what was otherwise a relatively one-sided day, Sofia Kenin‘s comeback in a replay of the Australian Open final proved to be the highlight on day six of the Fed Cup fantasy tennis competition. United States advanced through to the semi-finals to take on Australia, while Czech Republic moved through to set up a date […]

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