BNP Paribas World Team Cup 2023: Results & updates
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Get the latest updates from Great Britain's men's, women's and junior teams competing at the BNP Paribas World Team Cup 2023 in Vilamoura, Portugal.
- Great Britain's men crowned World Team Cup champions after 2-0 victory over the Netherlands, while the Junior's also take gold after 2-1 win against USA
- GB women's team lose bronze medal clash with France
- Find out who has been selected for the British teams
- Watch live below, via the ITF YouTube channel and on Tennis Channel
Live coverage of the World Team Cup will be available here during the event.
Day seven: GB men and junior teams crowned champions in Portugal
Men's: Great Britain 2-0 Netherlands
Junior's: Great Britain 2-1 USA
- Ruben Harris lost vs Tomas Majetic 6-1, 6-1
- Josh Johns won vs Charlie Cooper 5-7, 6-1, 6-4
- Ruben Harris and Josh Johns won vs Tomas Majetic and Charlie Cooper 7-6, 7-6(2)
Great Britain's men have been crowned World Team Cup champions for the third time following a 2-0 victory over the Netherlands.
Gordon Reid kicked off proceedings for the British men on the final day in Portugal, with a battle against world No.10 Tom Egberink. After sealing the first set, the Brit trailed 3-0 in the second but dug deep to turn it around and eventually put his nation within one set of the title.
Britain's the title hopes rested in the hands of world No.1 Alfie Hewett who took to the stage against Ruben Spaargaren. A tight first set saw Hewett find a late breakthrough before he steamrolled to a 6-2 victory in the second to crown Great Britain World Team Cup champions.
The British men were a dominant force throughout the week and impressively wrapped up the title without losing any of their matches.
Meanwhile, the junior team embarked on a comeback win over the USA to clinch the World Team Cup trophy for the third time.
After Ruben Harris lost out 6-1, 6-1 to Tomas Majetic in the opening singles rubber, it was over to Josh Johns to go to battle with Charlie Cooper and keep Great Britain's championship hopes alive.
Despite the first set going the way of the American, Johns soon found the momentum in his game - securing the second set before going on to wrap up the win and take the tie to a decisive doubles rubber.
It was then over to Johns and Harris to face Cooper and Majetic in the doubles. In a tense deciding rubber, it was the British youngsters who held firm and eventually closed out the tie, and the championship in a 7-5, 7-6(2) triumph.
Women's: Great Britain 0 - 2 France
- Cornelia Oosthuzien lost vs Emmanuelle Morch 6-1, 6-3
- Lucy Shuker lost vs Pauline Deroulede 3-6, 6-4, 6-0
In the first medal match of this year's World Team Cup, the Great Britain women's side lost out to France 2-0 in the bronze medal decider.
A rematch of their tie earlier in the group stages ended up being a much closer this time around, but unfortunately ended in the same result, with France's Emmanuelle Morch defeating Cornelia Oosthuzien 6-3, 6-4 in the opening rubber.
Lucy Shuker looked like she was on her way to forcing a doubles decider, but Pauline Deroulede pulled off an impressive comeback to seal the tie with a 3-6, 6-4, 6-0 win.
While a strong week for the Britain's women's squad ended in defeat, attention will now turn to the men's and junior teams who will battle it out for the gold medal on Sunday.
Men's: Great Britain 2 - 0 Spain
Gordon Reid won vs Enrique Siscar Meseguer 6-1, 6-0
- Alfie Hewett won vs Martin de la Puente 6-4, 7-6(8)
Women's: Great Britain 0 - 2 Japan
Juniors: Great Britain 2 - 0 Australia
- Ruben Harris won vs Jin Woodman 6-1, 6-2
- Joshua Johns won vs Benjamin Wenzel 6-3, 6-2
Great Britain's men's and junior team are through to compete for the gold medal at this year's World Team Cup, while the women's squad will battle it out for bronze.
The men's side contiued their unbeaten run against France as Gordon Reid and Alfie Hewett saw out impressive singles wins. Reid needed only one hour and five minutes to defeat Enrique Siscar Meseguer 6-1, 6-0.
In the match of the tie Hewett took on world No.7 Martin de la Puente - beating the Spaniard 6-4, 7-6(8).
The final will see GB play either Netherlands or France as they go in pursuit of a third title.
Led by Ruben Harris and Josh Johns, the Junior team put in a dominant display against Australia to book their spot in tomorrow's final. Harris - who has gone unbeaten all week - opened the tie with a comprehensive 6-1, 6-2 win over Jin Woodman.
It was then over to Johns, who saw out the victory against Benjami Wenzel 6-3, 6-2 - dropping only five points on his first serve.
They will take on USA in Sunday's final.
GB's women's team will face a rematch with France in the bronze medal match after losing to Japan 2-0.
The Brits will be looking for a strong response against France, who defeated them 2-1 in the group stages.
Men's: Great Britain 3 - 0 Brazil
Ben Bartram won vs Jucelio Torquato 6-2, 6-1
Gordon Reid won vs Daniel Rodrigues 6-1 6-2
Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid won vs Daniel Rodrigues and Jucelio Torquato 6-0, 6-0
Women's: Great Britain 3 - 0 Germany
- Cornelia Oosthuzien won vs Britta Wend 6-4, 6-1
- Lucy Shuker won vs Katharina Kruger 6-2, 6-4
- Lucy Shuker and Abbie Breakwell won vs Katharina Kruger and Britta Wend 3-6, 7-6(4), 10-5
Junior's: Great Britain 3 - 0 Belgium
- Ruben Harris won vs Alexander Lantermann 6-1, 6-2
- Joshua Johns won vs Luna Gryp 6-0, 6-0
- Ruben Harris and Joshua Johns won vs Alexander Lantermann and Luna Gryp 6-1, 6-1
Great Britain's men's, women's and junior teams have all made it through to the semi-finals, after a dominating day at the World Team Cup.
Kicking off the men's battle against Brazil, Ben Bartram got his nation off to a winning start after cruising to a 6-2, 6-1 victory over Jucelio Torquato.
Taking inspiration from his countryman, Gordon Reid followed in Bartram's footsteps as he powered to a 6-1, 6-2 win over world No.22 Daniel Rodrigues to secure Great Britain a spot in the semi-finals.
Rounding off a clean sweep for the Brits, Reid joined forces with Alfie Hewett for the doubles rubber where the joint doubles world No.1's guided Great Britain to finish top of Group B with a 6-0, 6-0 victory over Torquato and Rodrigues.
After losing out to France yesterday, the women's team needed to bounce back against Germany to keep their semi-final hopes alive.
Cornelia Oosthuizen led the charge - clinching a 6-4, 6-1 victory over Britta Wend to give her nation an early lead in the tie.
British No.1 Lucy Shuker was next out of the blocks, sealing a 6-2, 6-4 win against world No.11 Katharina Kruger to secure Great Britain's spot in the semis. Shuker then teamed up with Abbie Breakwell for the doubles rubber, where they pipped the German duo of Wend and Kruger to the post in a 3-6, 7-6(4), (10-5) win.
Concluding a successful day for the Brits, 15-year-old Ruben Harris rose to the occasion - blasting past Belgium's Alexander Lantermann 6-1, 6-2; but it was Joshua Johns who cemented the junior's spot in the next round with a dominant 6-0, 6-0 display against Luna Gryp.
Concluding a dream day in Portugal, Johns and Harris' 6-1, 6-1 against Belgian-duo Lantermann and Gryp saw the British juniors finish the group stages at the top of Group B.
The men's team will now march on to face Spain in the semi-finals, while the women will play Japan and the junior's are faced with Australia.
Women's: Great Britain 1-2 France
- Cornelia Oosthuizen lost to Emmanuelle Morch 6-0, 6-3
- Lucy Shuker lost to Pauline Deroulede 6-4, 6-3
- Cornelia Oosthuizen and Lucy Shuker won vs Charlotte Fairbank and Zoe Maras 6-1, 6-4
Great Britain's women's team lost 2-1 to group leaders France in a tough match on the third day in Portugal.
The Brits will play Germany in their last tie of the group stages, needing a win to be in with the chance of making the knock out stages.
Oosthuizen opened the tie with a difficult rubber against world No.23 Emmanuelle Morch, with the French star taking a 6-0, 6-3 victory.
Now with a 1-0 lead, the French team powered on to victory thanks to a second singles win from Pauline Deroulede against British No.1 Lucy Shuker - 6-4, 6-3.
There was a shining light for the Brits in the doubles as Oostuizen and Shuker combined to defeat Charlotte Fairbank and Zoe Maras 6-1, 6-4.
Women's: Great Britain 3-0 Brazil
- Cornelia Oosthuizen won vs Maria Garcia 6-0, 6-0
- Lucy Shuker won vs Meirycoll Duval 6-3, 6-2
- Cornelia Oosthuizen and Lucy Shuker won vs Garcia Alves and Jade Lanai 6-0, 6-1
Men's: Great Britain 3-0 Poland
- Alfie Hewett won vs Giacomo Marchioni 6-0, 6-0
- Gordon Reid won vs Jaime Sepulveda 6-0, 6-0
- Gordon Reid and Ben Bartram won vs Giacomo Marchioni and Jaime Sepulveda 6-0, 6-0
Juniors: Great Britain 2-1 Netherlands
- Ruben Harris won vs Xavier Donker 7-6(2), 6-4
- Joshua Johns lost vs Ivar van Rijt 7-6(7), 6-3
- Ruben Harris and Joshua Johns won vs Xavier Donker and Ivar van Rijt 4-6, 6-1, 10-4
It was another winning day for the Brits as both the men's and women's teams eased to victory on day two in Portugal.
In their first match of the tournament so far, the Great Britain women’s team put in an impressive display to beat Brazil 3-0 in the opening match of the day.
Cornelia Oosthuizen opened the tie with a comprehensive 6-0, 6-0 win over Maria Garcia Alves, before British No.1 Lucy Shuker put the result beyond doubt, thanks to a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Meirycoll Duval. It was then over to Shuker and Oosthuizen to see out the tie, which they did so in fashion – finishing with a 6-0, 6-1 win against Garcia Alves and Jade Lanai.
GB made it two wins from two in the men’s draw to stay top of Group B, losing just five games against the Polish side.
The team picked up where they left off yesterday against Chile, as British No.2 Gordon Reid got the tie underway with a confident 6-1, 6-0 win over Jakub Bukala. The overall result was sealed not long after by world No.1 Alfie Hewett, who blasted past Tadeusz Kruszelnicki 6-0, 6-0 – putting the Brits 2-0 to the good.
Finally it was over to Reid and rising star Ben Bartram, who completed a straight forward victory for the team having defeated Kamil Fabisiak and Piotr Jaroszewski 6-1, 6-3.
The men’s side will now play Brazil to cement their place as winners in Group B.
The junior team also remain unbeaten having come through a close attle with Netherlands 2-1 - keeping them top of Group B.
15-year-old Ruben Harris got the Brits off to a great start - beating Xavier Donker 7-6(2), 6-4 - but Dutch star Ivar van Rijt was able to level the tie with a 7-6(7), 6-3 win against Joshua Johns.
All eyes turned to the doubles, with all four players returning to fight it out to claim the tie. Despite losing the opening set, the Brits showed great will and determination to turn the match around an edge out a 4-6, 6-1, 10-4 win.
They will now play Belgium in their final match.
Men's: Great Britain 3-0 Chile
- Ben Bartram won vs Giacomo Marchioni 6-0, 6-0
- Gordon Reid won vs Jaime Sepulveda 6-0, 6-0
- Alfie Hewett and Ben Bartram won vs Giacomo Marchioni and Jaime Sepulveda 6-0, 6-0
Juniors: Great Britain 3-0 France
- Ruben Harris won vs Ilian Saidi 6-1, 6-0
- Joshua Johns won vs Ksenia Chasteau 6-0, 6-2
- Joshua Johns and Oliver Cox won vs Ilian Saidi and Ksenia Chasteau 4-6, 6-2, 10-2
Great Britain got off to the perfect start in two of their three round-robin ties on the opening day of the World Team Cup, with one junior making his Great Britain debut.
Ben Bartram spearheaded a dominant performance for the British men after securing a 6-0, 6-0 against Giacomo Marchioni. British No.2 Gordon Reid then followed suit - easing past Jaime Sepulveda 6-0, 6-0 before world No.1 Alfie Hewett teamed up with Bartram for the doubles rubber. Facing the Chilean duo of Marchioni and Sepulveda, the Brits rounded off with yet another 6-0, 6-0 victory to wrap up the tie victory without dropping a single game.
Meanwhile, the British juniors were in action against France. Ruben Harris kicked off proceedings for the youngsters, breezing past Ilian Saidi 6-1, 6-0 to edge his nation to an early lead. Following in the footsteps of his compatriot, Joshua Johns' 6-0, 6-2 victory against Ksenia Chasteauput the outcome beyond doubt, before the 17-year-old teamed up with debutant Oliver Cox for the doubles rubber.
After dropping the first set against Saidi and Chasteau, Johns and Cox came back from behind to take the second set and win the decisive match tie break - ultimately prevailing 4-6, 6-2, 10-2 to crown Cox's World Team Cup debut with a win and reward Great Britain with another 3-0 victory.
The junior's will now go on to face the Netherlands in their second round-robin tie on day two, while the men will take on Poland and the women's team will be in action against Brazil.