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Billie Jean King Cup returns to Asheville, NC in April – Tennis Sports

White Plains, New York, November 16, 2021-USTA has announced that the US Billie Jean King Cup team will return to Ashville for the first time in five years as the Harla’s Cherokee Center has been selected as the host of the United States. Billie Jean King Cup Qualifying by BNP Paris Bus 2022 vs Ukraine April 15-16, 2022.

Harras Cherokee Center — Asheville previously hosted the US team in the first round of the tournament, formerly known as the Fed Cup, in 2018-19. The two events have added cumulative economic benefits to the region of more than $ 8 million, spurring a significant increase in local tennis attendees. ..

Qualifying is a series of five best matches starting Friday, April 15th, with two single matches. Two reverse singles matches and doubles matches will follow on Saturday, April 16th. The match will take place on a temporary indoor hard court and the winner will advance to the final in the 2022 final in November.

Tickets will be open to the public on November 19th at 10am and can be purchased at http://usta.com/bjkc or Ticketmaster.

Megan Rose, Managing Director of the USTA’s Major Events, said: “We are excited to re-combine world-class sporting events with the opportunity to attract and inspire the next generation of tennis players and fans.”

Chris Cole, General Manager of the Harras Cherokee Center, said: “We would like to thank USTA and local community partners, organizers and volunteers for their continued support for this event at the Harras Cherokee Center Asheville. This event has been held in North Carolina for the past five years. It has played a vital role in expanding youth and adult tennis programs throughout the West. “

“On behalf of the USTA North Carolina and the USTA Southern Section, we are pleased to bring this prestigious international event back to our region,” said Kelly Gaines, Executive Director of the USTA North Carolina.

The Billie Jean King Cup is the world’s largest international team competition for women’s sports, with approximately 100 countries participating each year. Site selection requires final approval by the International Tennis Federation.

– Tennis Sports

Billie Jean King Cup returns to Asheville, NC in April

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