Draws announced for 2023 Billie Jean King Cup by Gainbridge Finals and Play-offs
The ITF has announced the draws for the 2023 Billie Jean King Cup by Gainbridge Finals and Play-offs, after a draw ceremony at the ITF offices in London on Wednesday.
2022 champions Switzerland will compete in Group A with Czechia and USA at the 2023 Finals in Seville, while last year’s runners-up, Australia, take on Kazakhstan and Slovenia in Group B.
Group C will feature five-time Billie Jean King Cup champions Spain alongside Canada and Poland, while Group D consists of 2019 winners France, Italy and Germany.
Group stage action takes place from Tuesday 7 to Friday 10 November. The four group winners will advance to the semi-finals, which will be played on Saturday 11 November, before the 2023 Billie Jean King Cup Final takes place on Sunday 12 November.
The 2023 Billie Jean King Cup Play-offs draw also took place on Wednesday, with eight ties scheduled to take place on a home-and-away basis on either Friday 10-Saturday 11 November or Saturday 11-Sunday 12 November. Home nations will have choice of which dates to play.
Winning nations in the Play-offs will advance to the Qualifiers in 2024, while losing nations will compete in regional Group I events in 2024.
2023 Billie Jean King Cup by Gainbridge Finals Draw
Semi-finals (Saturday 11 November)
Winner Group A v Winner Group C
Winner Group D v Winner Group B
Final (Sunday 12 November)
Winner Semi-final 1 v Winner Semi-final 2
All ties at the Finals consist of three matches: two singles matches followed by a doubles match.
2023 Billie Jean King Cup by Gainbridge Play-offs Draw
Slovakia (1) (c) v Argentina
Belgium (2) (c)* v Hungary
Great Britain (3) (c) v Sweden
Brazil (4) (c)* v Korea, Rep.
Ukraine (5) (c)* v Netherlands (see Note 1)
Serbia (c) v Romania (6)
Japan (7) (c)* v Colombia
Austria (c)* v Mexico (8)
(#) = seed; (c) = choice of ground; * = choice of ground decided by lot
Note 1: Due to the current situation in Ukraine, the ITF and Billie Jean King Cup Committee will work with the Ukrainian Tennis Federation to confirm choice of ground and a hosting location for that tie in due course.
Each Play-off tie will consist of five matches: two singles matches on the first day, and two singles matches followed by a doubles matches on the second day.