CORDOBA, November 12 (EFE).- The United States won the Billie Jean King Jr. Tennis Cup on Sunday after defeating the Czech Republic in the final of the tournament held all this week in Cordoba, where the host team, Spain, came from. In fourth place.
The Americans managed to win their eighth WTA title, with Tyra Grant and Eva Jovic giving the Czechs no chance.
In the first match, Grant defeated Alina Kovakova in a match that witnessed clear control that did not reach the hour mark and ended with a score of 6-4 and 6-1.
In the second, Iva Jovic defeated the sixth seed in the world junior rankings, Laura Samsonova, this time in an equal duel, especially in the second group, but she fell again to the American team 6-1 and 7-5 to give the victory. title for the team led by Tom Guttridge.
With this victory, the United States won its eighth Billie Jean King Jr. Cup title, thus reaffirming the title it won last year in Turkey, becoming the clear dominant player in the World U16 Tennis Championships.
For its part, Spain had the task of beating Great Britain to become the third best team in the tournament, but despite standing up to the British, it fell in the end.
Hannah Klugman was able to defeat Lorena Solar in a balanced first match that ended in the third set, as the Spaniard won the first game 6-2, and Klugman equalized after passing the second set with a score of 3-6 and also won the third and the match 4. -6.
In the second match, Charo Esquiva faced Mingge To give third place to the team led by Katie O’Brien. Evie