16 - 17 April 2021

Billie Jean King Cup by BNP Paribas

National Tennis Centre, London

Great Britain to face Czech Republic in the Billie Jean King Cup qualifiers

  • 06/11/2021

  • Federation Cup

Great Britain’s Billie Jean King Cup by BNP Paribas team will play an away tie against Czech Republic in the Qualifiers for the 2022 Finals.

The tie will take place on 15-16 April 2022 and Czech Republic will have the choice of venue.

Czech Republic are currently the fourth ranked team in the Billie Jean King Cup standings having won the event six times between 2011 and 2018. At the 2021 Finals, the team, led by French Open champion Barbora Krejcikova defeated Germany before losing out to finalists, Switzerland.

Billie Jean King Cup captain Anne Keothavong said: "The team are really looking forward to taking on Czech Republic in our 2022 qualifier and hopefully continuing our momentum in the Billie Jean King Cup next year."

The draw took place on Saturday in Prague ahead of this year’s final between the Russian Tennis Federation and Switzerland. Check out the full Qualifiers draw:

  • Czech Republic vs Great Britain
  • Australia vs Slovakia
  • France vs Italy
  • USA vs Ukraine
  • Belarus vs Belgium
  • Germany vs Kazakhstan
  • Canada vs Latvia
  • Spain vs Netherlands
  • Romania vs Poland

This year, the team, featuring Heather Watson, Katie Boulter, Harriet Dart, Katie Swan and Jodie Burrage, defeated Mexico in their Play-Off tie at the National Tennis Centre in Roehampton.

Boulter and Watson were on top form as they both recorded important singles victories against Giuliana Olmos and Marcela Zacarias to put the Brits one step closer to the 2022 Finals with a 3-1 win.