According to the ITF, this puts the women playing in the BJK Cup Finals on the same reward level as the men competing in the Davis Cup Finals. Also read: Iga Swiatek Thrashes Jessica Pegula In Final To Take Number One Spot
The 12-team BJK Cup Finals begin on Tuesday at Seville’s La Cartuja Stadium and will conclude on Sunday.
Switzerland, the defending champion, is joined by Australia, the runner-up from last year, and ten other countries. The following countries are Canada, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Kazakhstan, Poland, Slovenia, Spain, and the United States. Also read: Novak Djokovic Beats Grigor Dimitrov To Win 40th Masters Title
Billie Jean King, a tennis legend and an iconic figure in the world of sports, continues to be a tireless advocate for women’s sports even as she approaches her 80s. Moreover, with boundless energy and unwavering dedication, King is on a global mission to promote and invest in women’s sports. King’s advocacy for gender equality in sports goes beyond her historic victory in the “Battle of the Sexes” match in 1973. She has remained committed to leveling the playing field for female athletes. Furthermore, King co-founded the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA). Se has been involved in various initiatives to empower women in sports.