Tennis: Slovakia scripts upset against US in Billie Jean King Cup

Shubham Singh
03 Nov 2021
10:44
Tennis: Slovakia scripts upset against US in Billie Jean King Cup

Slovakia claimed both the singles and doubles match against the favorites the USA with Viktoria Kuzmova leading the way.

WTA’s 175th ranked player Viktoria pulled off a huge upset against USA tennis stalwart Shelby Rogers as the Slovak prevailed 6-4, 6-4 in the singles match, showing her full arsenal of power hitting.

Then Viktoria combined with her compatriot Tereza Mihalikova for a win in an intense doubles match. After taking the first set 6-2, USA’s Coco Vandeweghe and Caroline Dolehide fought back in the second set 7-6 to tie the game. The thrilling game continued in the decide tiebreaking set where the Slovakian pair prevailed 12-10 in a back-and-forth affair.

We're so happy we've made it. I feel great here. I like to play for Slovakia, it gives me so much more strength than at the other tournaments.

Viktoria Kuzmova, Tennis player, Slovakia

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