Ajla Tomljanovic, Priscilla Hon, Ellen Perez, Storm Sanders, and Sam Stosur have been named within the Australian Billie Jean King Cup workforce.
Australia, 7 October 2022 | tennis.com.au
Australian workforce captain Alicia Molik has revealed the workforce set to compete on the 2022 Billie Jean King Cup Finals.
World No.34 Ajla Tomljanovic will lead Priscilla Hon, Ellen Perez, Storm Sanders and Sam Stosur. Taylah Preston additionally joins the workforce, with the 16-year-old travelling as orange woman (coaching associate).
The 2022 Billie Jean King Cup Finals by Gainbridge might be performed from 8-13 November at Emirates Enviornment in Glasgow, Scotland.
“It’s all the time an honour being chosen to characterize your nation, and we all know our workforce is trying ahead to the problem of the upcoming Billie Jean King Cup Finals in Glasgow,” mentioned Molik.
“We had a incredible end result final 12 months, reaching the semifinals, with some unimaginable victories and upsets from our Aussie workforce, and we hope we will take it one other step this 12 months and carry out to our workforce’s energy in Glasgow.
“Ajla has had an incredible 12 months on court docket, reaching back-to-back Grand Slam quarterfinals and at present sits at a career-high rating of 34. We then have Priscilla Hon as our second singles participant, who has been constant on the circuit all 12 months and claimed two ITF titles.
“It’s nice to even have versatility within the workforce with Ellen Perez and Storm Sanders, who’ve each damaged into the world’s high 20 in doubles this 12 months, and stalwart Sam Stosur.
“Ellen has been very constant, having gained two WTA doubles titles and reached an additional three finals this 12 months, whereas Storm has gained three titles, together with the US Open combined doubles final month.
“The workforce is rounded out with Sam Stosur, who has been a dependable participant representing Australia since 2003, and had a couple of sturdy outcomes this 12 months, together with reaching the Wimbledon combined doubles remaining in July.
“We’re additionally trying ahead to welcoming our orange woman Taylah Preston, to expertise the surroundings of Billie Jean King Cup, after an incredible 12 months on the junior circuit.”
Australia has been named in Group B for the round-robin stage and faces Slovakia on Tuesday 8 November and Belgium on Thursday 10 November.
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The highest nation then advances to knock-out semifinals, performed on Saturday 12 November, that are adopted by the ultimate on Sunday 13 November.
Australia is at present the top-ranked nation within the Billie Jean King Cup rankings and aiming to win an eighth title – and first since 1974.
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