Kenya to face South Africa for Billie Jean King Cup final

Kenya who rested today will face South Africa tomorrow for the final matches at the Billie Jean King Cup.

The matches will determine which team gets the promotion place. South Africa is already 3-0 up after winning all their three matches today against Nigeria. While Nigeria is 2-1 up after their two victories against Kenya on Thursday.

In today’s contests, South Africa’s Gabriella Broadfoot saw off Barakat Oyinlomo Quadre 6-3, 6-3, Isabella Kruger beat Adesuwa Osabuohien 6-3, 6-1. The South African girls bagged the third victory when Isabella Kruger and Adesuwa Osabuohien partnered to beat Nigerian duo Adesuwa Osabuohien Divine Dasam Nweke 6-3, 6-4.

SOT – Gabriella Broadfoot after her singles SOT – Gabriella Broadfoot and Isabella Kruger after doubles and facing Kenya tomorrow

South Africa is the only team at the Billie Jean King Cup with a full-time female head coach/Captain at the Billie Jean King Cup. It is an all-female team coached by Roxanne Clarke. Namibia also has a female captain Lesedi Sheya Jacobs who doubles up as a player. Roxanne
says female coaches add another element to the teams.

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