Team SA Qualify for BNP Paribas World Team Cup

by | Mar 23, 2022

Team South Africa qualified for the 2022 BNP Paribas World Team Cup to be held in Vilamoura, Portugal from 2-8 May.

At the qualification event in Antalya, Turkey, on Monday, 21 March, Mariska Venter got South Africa off to a good start in the singles event bagging a 6-4, 6-3 win over Najwa Awan.

However, her country-mate, Nokwanda Hlongwane suffered a 6-1, 6-3 defeat to Morocco’s Samira Benichi.

The two then joined forces in the doubles decider and went on to win 7-5, 4-6, 10-3 to take first place.

South Africa will have three teams in action in Portugal after their Quad team qualified directly for the World Group last year, and will be joined by France, Switzerland, and Thailand, who have qualified for the women’s event.

 

The 2022 BNP Paribas World Team Cup Women’s Team List:
Netherlands
Japan
USA
Great Britain
Colombia
Germany
Brazil
France (Q)
Switzerland (Q)
Thailand
South Africa (Q)
(One additional wild card spot)

Quad:
Netherlands
USA
South Africa
Japan
Brazil
Great Britain
Israel (Q)
Turkey (Q)

 

Photo 1 Caption: Team South Africa qualify for the 2022 BNP Paribas World Team Cup to be held in Vilamoura, Portugal from 2-8 May. Photo: Tennis SA / matchfotos (Twitter)

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