Changes to GB v Mexico Billie Jean King Cup Play-Off match timings

12/04/2021

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Following the confirmation that HRH Prince Philip’s funeral will take place on the afternoon of Saturday 17th April, the LTA has agreed with the ITF and Mexican Tennis Federation, the following changes to the timing of the Great Britain v Mexico Billie Jean King Cup Play-Off tie.

  • On Saturday 17th April the first singles match will now commence 30 minutes earlier at 11.30 (all times are in BST)
  • There will be a pause in the order of play between 15.00 and 16.00
  • The second match (either singles or doubles) will not begin before 16.15

Match timings on Friday 16th April will remain unchanged, starting at 14.00 BST.

There will be a minute’s silence held as part of the tie’s opening ceremony on Friday which begins immediately prior to the first match. The LTA is also asking the British tennis community to pause to observe the national minutes silence at 15.00 on Saturday.

 

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