Fernandez, Andreescu highlight Canadian team for Billie Jean Cup finals


Leylah Fernandez and Bianca Andreescu will headline the Canadian ladies’s team on the Billie Jean King Cup finals subsequent month in Glasgow, Scotland.

Rebecca Marino, Gabriela Dabrowski and Carol Zhao have been additionally named to the team Saturday.

The event is ready to happen Nov. 8-13. Canada might be in Group A with Italy and Switzerland.

Fernandez, the top-ranked participant on the team at No. 38, helped cement Canada’s place within the finals with two singles victories within the team’s win over Latvia in Vancouver in April.

Andreescu, the 2019 U.S. Open champion, might be competing within the occasion for the primary time since 2019. The Mississauga, Ont., native is 7-3 in singles and 3-0 in doubles competitors in her profession on the event.

Canada will open the group stage towards Italy on Nov. 10 earlier than taking over Switzerland on Nov. 11. The winner of Group A will advance to the semifinals.


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