Spain, no Badosa in the first round of the Billie Jean King Cup


Nuria Párrizas, Rebeka Masarova, Sara Sorribes, Marina Bassols and Aliona Bolsova will include the Spanish tennis team in 2023 Billie Jean King Cup of Gainbridge Qualifying Playoffs to face him Mexiconext April 14 and 15, at the Puente Romano de Marbella Tennis Club in Malaga.

The Spanish captain Anabel Medina announced the team this Friday in the official profiles of the Royal Spanish Tennis Federation (RFET), and encouraged all tennis fans to come to support the team after three years without playing at home. “We are especially excited. We haven’t had a home game in three years so we’ll be waiting for you all at Puente Romano”, said Anabel.

grenadine Nuria Parrizas (No. 88) will serve as the Spanish team’s number 1 for the first time in his career. “He is a player who has spent two amazing years, and has been a discovery in the Billie Jean King Cup because he is a player who performs at an amazing level”, evaluates the captain.

Párrizas will be seconded by one of the permanent players in the Spanish MAPFRE Tennis team, such as Sarah Sorribes. “A difficult time has passed but he is back in the team. He is a player who has played great matches and has always represented our country and our team with a lot of drive and a lot of enthusiasm”, explained the captain.

Two high-growth players such as Rebecca Masarova (nº92) and Marina Bassols (nº122). “Rebeka is having an amazing year, she is gaining a lot of experience and is more than ready to face these challenges”, said Medina. About Bassols, the captain said that “she is debuting in the team for the first time. She was a sparring partner in the Billie Jean King Cup Finals last year, and she is very excited to be part of the Spanish Women’s MAPFRE Team”.

Finally, Aliona Bolsova (nº148) will also be part of the Spanish team, and in the words of Anabel Medina “he has been competing with us for more than five years. And besides being a great singles player, he’s a great doubles player.”

Source: La Verdad


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