GB get Davis Cup wildcard but in BJK Cup qualifiers-ZoomTech News

Nice Britain misplaced to France within the qualifying spherical of the Billie Jean King Cup in April however beat Sweden of their November play-off

Nice Britain’s males have been awarded a wildcard for subsequent yr’s Davis Cup, whereas the ladies’s staff will enter the qualifying spherical of the Billie Jean King Cup in April.

GB’s males have obtained a wildcard in three of the previous 5 years.

They won’t need to play a qualifier in February, as a substitute getting into the event in September’s group stage.

GB’s ladies will face France within the qualifying spherical for the second successive yr.

France beat Anne Keothavong’s staff in Coventry this yr, that means they may host April’s qualifiers.

Seville have once more been confirmed as hosts for the BJK Cup Finals in November, with Spain, wildcards Czech Republic, this yr’s champions Canada and runners-up Italy qualifying routinely.

Malaga will host the Davis Cup Finals knockout stage in November for the third yr in a row, regardless of world primary Novak Djokovic saying this week that the event “has to journey” all over the world.

On this yr’s event, Djokovic’s Serbia knocked out GB on Thursday however have been overwhelmed within the semi-final by Italy, who will face Australia in Sunday’s remaining.

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