Indian team to play BJK Cup Group I in Uzbekistan

The venue for the Group I Asia/Oceania event of the Billie Jean King (BJK) cup has been announced. It will be played from April 11 to 15 2023 at the Olympic Tennis School in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. The event will be played on outdoor hard courts. 

View of the Olympic Tennis School in Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Along with India, the teams in the fray and their top 5 singles and top 2 doubles players are listed below for comparison

1Ankita Raina241Shuai Zhang23Naomi Osaka64Su-jeong Jang141Peangtarn Plipuech311Nigina Abduraimova177
2Karman Thandi267Qinwen Zheng24Moyuka Uchijima131Na-lae Han175Luksika Kumkhum323Sevil Yuldasheva983
3Rutuja Bhosale419Lin Zhu41Nao Hibino139Yeon Woo Ku450Lanlana Tararudee348
4Sahaja Yamalapalli456Xiyu Wang59Mai Hontama200Sohyun Park470Mananchaya Sawangkaew431
5Vaidehi Chaudhari523Xinyu Wang65Sakura Hosogi206Dayeon Back599Punnin Kovapitukted516
1Ankita Raina141Zhaoxuan Yang9Ena Shibahara20Su-jeong Jang107Peangtarn Plipuech133Nigina Abduraimova234
2Prarthana Thombare175Yifan Xu16Shuko Aoyama22Na-lae Han126Luksika Kumkhum235Akgul Amanmuradova791

The team line-ups are yet to be announced. India would be eyeing to capture the No. 2 spot for a promotion and at the very least remain in the top-4 in the standings to avoid relegation.

In April 2022, India finished at No. 3 spot at the Group I event organised in Turkey to remain in Group I.  

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