After defeating Canadians, Belarusian tennis players will play Russia in the World Group playoffs.
According to the results of the draw that took place on February 9 in London, our team will play the Russian team. Belarusians will hold matches in Russia on 16 and 17 April.
Thus, for the first time in history, the Belarusian tennis players reached the playoffs.
Victory over Russians will improve our players’ class.
In the previous game, Belarusian tennis player defeated rivals from Canada with a total score of 3:2. Then there was a scandal involving former top-ranked Victoria Azarenka. She did not fly to Quebec to play against Canadians. Criticism was caused not by the non-participation of the stellar tennis player, but some factors: the captain of the women’s team of Belarus Eduard Dubrou learned about it from her agent. He sent a message, but did not specify the reason for refusal.
belsat.eu, picture from website of Belarus Tennis Federation