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Ostapenko/Sevastova put Latvian ladies through to Federation Cup World Group II promotion playoffs

BC, Riga/Tallinn, 12.02.2018.Print version

The Latvian women's tennis team was successful in advancing out of the Federation Cup's Europe/Africa Zone Group I for the first time since 1993 today after defeating Serbia 2-1, informs LETA.

The Latvian lady tennis team will now play in a special playoff to earn promotion to the World Group II.

Latvia was led by world nr 6 Alona Ostapenko and world nr 15 Anastasija Sevastova in the group tournament in Tallinn, defeating Austria, Poland and Turkey in the group stage, and then defeating Serbia in the decisive playoff round stage to earn a chance at promotion to the World Group II.

Latvia will find out its opponent in the promotional playoff next week after the World Group II completes its tournament.

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