BNP Paribas World Team Cup 2022: Daily updates, results and live stream
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Get the latest from the Brits in Portugal as they compete for the men's, women's quad and junior titles in the BNP Paribas World Team Cup.
- Great Britian's junior team finish with a silver medal
- The juniors finish second for the third straight year
- Great Britain's men's team defeat Malaysia to finish fifth
- Get all the live scores here
Day seven results
Junior's: Great Britain 1-2 Australia
Men's: Great Britain 2-0 Malaysia
Great Britain’s junior team finished with a silver medal for the third World Team Cup in a row on Sunday after a 2-1 defeat against Australia.
Joshua Johns, contesting his second World Team Cup, lost 6-1 6-1 to Riley Dumsday before Dahnon Ward replied with a dominant performance of his own to beat Australia’s Saalim Naser.
After being edged out by Australia in a match tie-break in the deciding doubles rubber of the 2019 junior final and also taking Japan to a doubles decider in the 2021 final, Great Britain endured more heartbreak this year. Although Andrew Penney and Ward recovered from a slow start to take a 4-2 second set lead, they were unable to sustain their momentum and Dumsday and Naser lifted the trophy with a 6-1 6-4 win.
However, there was a winning end to the week for the Great Britain men’s team after Ben Bartram and Alfie Hewett wrapped up two dominant singles wins against Malaysia to seal fifth position.
Bartram beat Yusshazwan Yusoff Mohamad 6-2 6-1, while world No.1 Hewett beat Abu Samah Borhan 6-3 6-1.
The 2022 World Team Cup ends with Great Britain’s men’s team finishing fifth and the women’s team finishing six – both teams exceeding their pre-event seeding and qualifying directly for the 2023 World Team Cup, along with the silver medal-winning junior team.
The Great Britain quad team finish seventh and provisionally will need to qualify for the 2023 World Team Cup.
Recent results & updates
Great Britain’s men’s team booked their place in the play-off for fifth place on the penultimate day of the World Team Cup, while the Great Britain women’s team finished sixth and the quad team finished seventh.
Dermot Bailey and Alfie Hewett split the opening two singles matches in their play-off contest against Israel before Ben Bartram and Hewett comfortably took the deciding doubles for a 2-1 victory.
Abbie Breakwell and Cornelia Oosthuizen also split the two singles matches in the women’s fifth place play-off against France but were unable to win the doubles and France won 2-1.
Meanwhile, James Shaw gave Great Britain’s quad team the early lead against Turkey in the play-off for seventh place. Richard Green was heading for a first set tie-break in the second singles match before his opponent was forced to retire, handing Great Britain a 2-0 victory.
Juniors: Great Britain 2-0 Netherlands
- Dahnon Ward bt. Lizzy de Greef 6-2, 7-6(3)
- Andrew Penney bt. Ivar van Rijt 6-3, 3-6, 6-2
Women's: Great Britain 2-1 Brazil
- Abbie Breakwell lost to Lucimaria Oliveira Nascimento 6-2, 7-6(1)
- Cornelia Oosthuizen bt. Meirycoll Julia Duval Da Silva 5-1(RET)
- Abbie Breakwell & Cornelia Oosthuizen bt. Meirycoll Julia Duval Da Silva & Ana Claudia Dos Santos Caldeira 6-3, 6-1
Quad: Great Britain 0-2 Japan
- James Shaw lost to Mitsuteru Moroishi 6-4, 6-3
- Richard Green lost to Koji Sugeno 7-5, 6-2
Great Britain’s junior wheelchair tennis team will play for a third BNP Paribas World Team Cup junior title on Sunday after defeating the Netherlands 2-0 in Friday’s semi-finals.
Dahnon Ward and Andrew Penney won both their singles matches as Great Britain booked their place in their third successive junior final at the World Team Cup. They will play Australia in the final on Sunday.
Ward battled back from 5-3 down in the second set of his match to defeat Lizzy De Greef 6-2, 7-6(3), taking Great Britain’s unbeaten record to 11 matches in Portugal after Penney had earlier beaten Ivar van Rijt 6-3, 3-6, 6-2.
Great Britain will now play Australia for the title for the second time in four years after the Australian team won a deciding doubles match tie-break in the 2019 junior final.
The British women’s team will play for fifth place after beating Brazil in the first of two play-off ties, after Abbie Breakwell and Cornelia Oosthuizen won a crucial doubles decider. They will play France in their last match of the campiagn.
The Great Britain quad team will play Turkey for seventh place on Saturday, after back-to-back singles losses against Japan.
The men’s team, which includes world No.1 Alfie Hewett, will start their quest to seal fifth place on Saturday versus Israel.
Men's: Great Britain 2-1 Sri Lanka
- Dermot Bailey lost to Mudiyanselage Gamini 3-6, 6-4, 6-4
- Alfie Hewett bt. Suresh Ranjan Dharmasena Dharmasenage 6-1, 6-4
- Alfie Hewett & Ben Bartram bt. Mudiyanselage Gamini & Ranjan Dharmasena Dharmasenage 6-2, 6-4
Women's: Great Britain 0-3 Netherlands
- Ruby Bishop lost to Jiske Griffioen 6-1, 6-1
- Cornelia Oosthuizen lost to Diede De Groot 6-1, 6-1
- Abbie Breakwell & Cornelia Oosthuizen bt. Diede De Groot & Aniek Van Koot 6-0, 6-0
Juniors: Great Britain 3-0 Brazil
- Joshua Johns bt. Lorenzo Romero de Godoy 6-3, 6-2
- Andrew Penney bt. Jade Lanai 6-3, 6-4
- Dahnon Ward & Andrew Penney bt. Arthur Dantas Da Silva & Jade Lanai 6-2, 6-1
Great Britain’s junior team remained on course for a possible third World Team Cup title on the fourth day of action in Vilamoura after progressing to the semi-finals as round-robin group winners.
Joshua Johns, Andrew Penney and Dahnon Ward combined on court to wrap up a 3-0 win over Brazil that secures top seeds Great Britain a semi-final against the Netherlands.
Elsewhere, the men’s team will play Israel in the first of two knockout ties to determine fifth, sixth, seventh or eight positions after Norflok duo Alfie Hewett and Ben Batram combined to secure a 2-1 win over Sri Lanka after a deciding doubles rubber.
Great Britain’s women will also play for a final placing between fifth and eighth after losing out to top seeds and 32-time World Team Cup champions the Netherlands 3-0 in their final group contest. Brazil will be the Britain’s first opponents in the play-offs.
And Great Britain’s quad team will hope to secure a top-six finish in their event to earn direct entry for next year’s World Team Cup. After ending the round-robin group ties with a confidence-boosting victory over the USA, Britain’s quads face former champions Japan in the first of two play-off contests.
Women's: Great Britain 2-1 South Africa
- Abbie Breakwell bt. Nokanda Hlongwane 6-2, 6-2
- Cornelia Oosthuizen lost to Kgothatso Montjane 6-3, 6-1
- Ruby Bishop & Cornelia Oosthuizen bt. Kgothatso Montjane & Nokwanda Hlongwane 7-5, 7-5
Quad: Great Britain 2-1 USA
- Greg Slade bt. Bryan Barten 2-6, 6-2, 6-2
- Richard Green lost to David Wagner 6-1, 6-1
- James Shaw & Greg Slade bt. Bryan Barten & David Wagner 4-6, 6-3, 10-5
Great Britain’s women completed a winning start to their 2022 World Team Cup campaign as Ruby Bishop and Cornelia Oosthuizen claimed a deciding doubles match against South Africa, while Great Britain’s quad team produced a remarkable performance to beat second seeds the USA to end their round-robin group on a high.
After Tuesday evening’s rain in Vilamoura, Oosthuizen resumed the second singles match against South Africa trailing world No.4 Kgothatso Montjane by a set and 2-0 down. While Montjane went on to take the contest 6-3, 61, the doubles brought much improved fortunes for Great Britain as 19-year-old Ruby Bishop made her senior World Team Cup to become LTA Colour Holder No.319.
Bishop partnered Oosthuizen to a 7-5, 7-5 win over Nokwanda Hlongwane and Montjane, Great Britain therefore sealing a confidence-boosting 2-1 win over South Africa before facing top seeds the Netherlands on Thursday.
Greg Slade claimed the biggest quad singles win of his career to beat world No.9 Bryan Barten 2-6, 6-2, 6-2 and send Britain’s group tie against the USA into the deciding doubles. Thereafter there were more heroics as Slade and James Shaw fought back from a set down to beat the far more experienced partnership of Barten and David Wagner 4-6, 6-3, 10-5.
However, despite beating nine-time World Team Cup champions the USA, having lost their first two group contests Great Britain missed out on advancing to the last four, with the USA going through instead.
Great Britain will now face Japan in the first of two play-off contests that will decide the final placings between fifth and eighth.
Day two results
Men's: Great Britain 1-2 Netherlands
- Ben Bartram lost to Ruben Spaargaren 6-3, 6-3
- Alfie Hewett bt. Tom Egberink 4-6, 6-2, 6-1
- Alfie Hewett & Ben Bartram lost to Ruben Spaargaren & Maikel Scheffers 6-1, 6-2
Quad: Great Britain 1-2 Israel
- Greg Slade lost to Yosi Saadon 6-2, 7-5
- Richard Green lost to Shraga Weinberg 6-3, 6-0
- James Shaw & Greg Slade bt. Elay Chayoth & Yosi Sadon 6-3, 6-1
Juniors: Great Britain 3-0 USA
- Andrew Penney bt. Charlie Cooper 6-1, 6-1
- Dahnon Ward bt. Phelps Maylee 6-1, 6-0
- Ruben Harris & Joshua Johns bt. Lily Lautenschlager & Tomas Majetic 7-5, 6-1
Women's: Great Britain 1-0 South Africa (play suspended due to rain)
- Abbie Breakwell bt. Nokanda Hlongwane 6-2, 6-2
Great Britain’s junior team booked their passage to the World Team Cup semi-finals on the second day of play in Vilamoura, the top seeds earning a second successive 3-0 round-robin victory. Meanwhile Great Britain’s women made a fine early start to their challenge, courtesy of Abbie Breakwell, before rain ended the day’s play.
Andrew Penney’s 6-1, 6-1 win over Charlie Cooper and Dahnon Ward’s 6-0, 6-1 victory over Maylee Phelps put Great Britain out of reach of the USA in their second junior Group A tie before Ruben Harris and Joshua Johns beat Lily Lautenschlager and Tomas Majetic 7-5, 6-1. Great Britain now play Brazil in a bid to finish top of their group.
Great Britain’s men need results to go their way if they are to reach the semi-finals after a 2-1 loss to defending champions the Netherlands. World No.1 Alfie Hewett improved his head-to-head record against Tokyo Paralympic silver medallist Tom Egberink, winning their singles rubber 4-6, 6-2, 6-1 after Ben Bartram lost out to Ruben Spaargaren 6-3, 6-3. Bartram and Hewett earned a 2-0 lead in the second set of the deciding doubles match, but could not sustain their effort as Maikel Scheffers and Spaargaren took the contest 6-1, 6-2.
Breakwell, 19. secured her first singles victory as a senior World Team Cup player after beating South Africa’s Nokanda Hlongwane 6-2, 6-2 in the first match of the week for Great Britain’s women. Cornelia Oosthuizen was due to go up against world No.4 Kgothatso Montjane when the rain came.
Meanwhile, Great Britain’s quad team lost both singles matches against Israel before ending the tie on a winning note. Greg Slade was unable to build on a 4-1 second set lead against Yosi Saadon, dropping the first singles match 6-2, 7-5 before former world No.1 Shraga Weinberg beat Richard Green 6-3, 6-0. James Shaw and Slade brought about an improvement in British fortunes, wining the doubles match again Elay Chayoth and Saadon 6-3, 6-1. Great Britain face the USA in their remaining round-robin tie.
Men's: Great Britain 3-0 Chile
- Dermot Bailey bt. Brayan Tapia 6-3, 6-4
- Alfie Hewett bt. Alexander Cataldo 6-4, 6-4
- Dermot Bailey & Alfie Hewett bt. Alexander Cataldo & Jaime Sepulveda 6-7, 6-3, 10-3
Quad: Great Britain 0-3 Brazil
- James Shaw lost to Leandro Peña 6-0, 6-4
- Richard Green lost to Ymanitu Silva 6-3, 7-5
- Richard Green & Greg Slade lost to Leandro Peña & Ymanitu Silva 6-3, 6-2
Juniors: Great Britain 3-0 France
- Joshua Johns bt. Ksenia Chasteau 3-6, 6-1, 6-1
- Dahnon Ward bt. Justin Michel 6-2, 6-1
- Ruben Harris & Andrew Penney bt. Ksenia Chasteau & Justin Michel 6-1, 6-3
Great Britain teams won two of their three round-robin ties on the opening day of the World Team Cup, with some significant moments for players making their Great Britain debuts.
Alfie Hewett and Dermot Bailey spearheaded a 3-0 win over Chile in Pool 2 of the men’s event, British No.4 Bailey beating Brayan Tapia 6-3, 6-4, while world No. 1 Hewett wrapped up a 6-4, 6-4 win over Chilean No.1 Alexander Cataldo. Bailey and Hewett beat Cataldo and Jaime Sepulveda 6-7, 6-3, 10-3 in the doubles.
17-year-old Joshua Johns secured his first singles win for Great Britain juniors in his second World Team Cup after launching a tremendous fightback to beat Ksenia Chasteau of France 3-6, 6-1, 6-1. Dahnon Ward’s 6-2, 6-1 win over Justin Michel put the outcome beyond doubt before Ruben Harris and Andrew Penney both crowned their Great Britain debuts by beating Chasteau and Michel 6-1, 6-3 for another 3-0 Great Britain victory.
Richard Green’s World Team Cup debut saw him become LTA Colour Holder No.318 as Great Britain’s quad team took on fourth seeds Brazil in their opening contest of the week
While James Shaw lost out 6-0, 6-4 to Leandro Pena in the first singles match, Green produced a spirited performance to push world No.8 Ymantu Silva all the way in the second set of their singles contest. However, Green eventually slipped to a 6-3, 7-5 loss, while Pena and Silva beat Green and Greg Slade 6-3, 6-2 to give Brazil the overall win 3-0.
Men's draw - pool two
- Great Britain
- Sri Lanka
Women's draw - pool one
- Great Britain
- South Africa
Quad's draw - pool two
- Great Britain
Junior's draw - pool one
- Great Britain
|Alfie Hewett||Cornelia Oosthuizen||Richard Green||Dahnon Ward|
|Dermot Bailey||Abbie Breakwell||James Shaw||Andrew Penney|
|Ben Bartram||Ruby Bishop||Greg Slade||Joshua Johns|