Spain – Canada | 2023 Billie Jean King Cup Finals

Good evening and welcome to the Billie Jean King Cup!Spain arrives in Seville with the clear aim of retaining the Billie Jean King Cup on home soil. With the great news Paula Badosa returns to competitionAmong its ranks will be Captain Anabel Medina Sarah Sorribes, Rebecca Massarova, Cristina Buxa, and Marina Passols. A fighter like Sorribes, she is ranked 50th in the WTA rankings and 33rd as a doubles player and has a couple of tennis players rising through the “Top 100” like Busca and Masarova.

The latter formed a pair with Carlos Alcaraz in the Hopman Cup, the mixed nations competition, immediately after Badosa’s injury was announced. The 23-year-old Basuls is on the verge of being among the top 100 players in the world rankings and wants to top the national team roster. Her progress has been very rapid, and a few months ago she was declared champion of her first Challenger.

And at the last minute we found out Badosa will not make his debut for Spain on Wednesday. Instead, it will be Masarova, who will take on the task of defeating Stakosic. For this part, Sorribes will be measured at Young Promise Leila Fernandez. He will join doubles specialist Dabrowski to close out the day against Basoles and Buksa.

Canada will be in the lead, with Leila Fernandez having the biggest claim. The player is only 21 years old 35th in the WTA Rankings and ‘Top 20’ in doubleshad become A replacement for Eugenie Bouchard, who will be in the squad, but she is far from her best levels. His past as Finalist of Wimbledon, Australian Open and Roland Garros semi-finals They guarantee “wild cards” in quite a few calendar events. but, At 29 years old, he’s on the verge of being dropped from the “Top 300” list.. It is up to captain Heidi El Tabakh to decide whether the well-known tennis player will be the second Canadian player. They complete the team Rebecca Marino (176), Marina Stakosek (258) and Gabriela Dabrowski. The latter ranks eighth in the doubles rankings, and won the US Open in New York alongside Australian Erin Routliff.

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Spanish teamWhich falls into group C, He will look to win against Canada today and Friday against Poland Orphan number 1 is Iga Swiatek. There is 9.6 million euros at stake, a record equal to the Davis Cup prize money of which 2.4 million will go into the champion’s pocket. Spain, which has not lifted any championship since 1998, dreams of lifting its sixth title in the Spanish sky.

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