Billie Jean King Cup Qualifying — USA 4, Austria 0
Jessica Pegula clinched America’s trip to the 2023 Billie Jean King Cup Finals on Saturday by defeating Austrian Julia Grabher, then Coco Gauff and Caty McNally punctuated the U.S. win with a doubles triumph to make it a 4-0 weekend sweep of the Austrians at the Delray Beach Tennis Center.
The Billie Jean King Cup Finals will be played November 7-12 at a location to be announced. The U.S. will be one of 12 nations competing, including Switzerland, Australia, Spain, Czech Republic, France, Italy, Germany, Kazakhstan, the winners of Slovenia/Romania and Canada/Belgium and a wild card nation.
Weekend Match Results
Delray Beach Tennis Center
Friday, April 14
Coco Gauff (USA) d. Julia Grabher (AUT), 6-1, 6-3
Jessica Pegula (USA) d. Sinja Kraus (AUT), 6-0, 7-5
Saturday, April 15
Jessica Pegula (USA) d. Julia Grabher (AUT), 6-1, 6-3
Coco Gauff (USA)/Caty McNally (USA) d. Sinja Kraus/Melanie Klaffner (AUT), 6-1, 6-4