There will first be the presentation of the Billie Jean King Cup, starting on Monday, and then later in November, it will follow broadcasting the Davis Cup on TVA Sports.
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Combining excellent Canadian rackets, these two international tournaments will likely lead to great tennis matches.
The fans will already be introduced from November 1, when the Canadian squad consisting of Francoise Abanda, Carol Chau, Rebecca Marino and Gabriela Dabrowski will face France. The tournament will run until November 6 live from Prague, Czech Republic.
Unfortunately, Quebec’s Leila Annie Fernandez will not be around, after the National Federation confirmed his withdrawal on October 14. It was Zhao who was invited to take her place. Fernandez wanted to give herself some relief after a particularly busy year, notably reaching the US Open final.
“We know that Lille attaches great importance to defending the colors of her country,” commented Sylvain Bruno, Team Canada interim captain for the Billie Jean King Cup. But the season is long and we understand his decision. However, we are pleased to be able to count on Carol’s presence. [Zhao] for the finals. Time and time again Carol has shown that she is a great team player. You will be a valuable asset to these meetings.”
Ontarian Bianca Andreescu had already announced her absence from this international tournament earlier.
As of November 25, Felix Auger-Aliassime, Denis Shapovalov, Vasek Pospisil, Brayden Schnorr and Peter Polanski must represent Canada in the Davis Cup.
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