MINSK, 15 February (BelTA) – Following the victory over the Netherlands in the Fed Cup World Group quarterfinal, the Belarusian national tennis team moved to the 5th spot in the ITF Fed Cup Nations Ranking, BelTA has learned.
Before the Fed Cup World Group quarterfinal tie the Belarusian national team stood at the 8th position, while the Netherlands was 5th. Now, the teams replaced each other in the rankings. Switzerland, Belarus' rivals in the Fed Cup World Group semifinal, goes 4th.
Top 10 teams in the ITF Fed Cup Nations Ranking:
1. Czech Republic – 38,425 points,
2. France – 13,125,
3. Russia – 10,830,
4. Switzerland – 10,097,
5. Belarus – 9,040,
6. Germany – 8,920,
7. United States – 8,675,
8. Netherlands – 6,445,
9. Italy – 6,245,
10. Spain – 4,780.
The Fed Cup World Group semifinal ties are scheduled for 22-23 April. Belarus will host Switzerland in Minsk, while the reigning champion Czech Republic will play the United States away. The winners will face each other in the final on 11-12 November.More about Sport