Tennis: Kenya to host Billy Jean King Cup
Kenya will host the Billy Jean King Cup Africa Group III tennis tournament at the Nairobi Club between the 12thand 17thof June this year.
The event will bring together 12 African countries which will be split into two pools.
Kenya will be represented by Wimbledon doubles junior champion Angela Okutoyi, her twin sister Roselida Asumwa, and Alicia Owegi among others.
The event has attracted teams from Tunisia, Morocco, Botswana, Ghana, Nigeria, Burundi, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Mauritius, Uganda and Seychelles.
Kenya had a dismal performance last year in Skope North Macedonia, beating Albania 2-1 and losing to Namibia 3-0 and Kosovo 3-0.
In the classification match, Kenya lost to Botswana 2-0.
About Billy Jean King
Billy Jean King is regarded as one of the greatest tennis players in history.
During her active years she won a total of 39 titles including 12 singles,16 in women’s doubles,and 11 in mixed doubles.