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Toronto, Tuesday, October 25, 2022 — Tennis Canada would like to remind media that media accreditation applications are currently being accepted for the Billie Jean King Cup by Gainbridge Finals (November 8 to 13, 2022 in Glasgow, United Kingdom) and the Davis Cup by Rakuten Finals (November 22 to 27, 2022 in Malaga, Spain).

In April, Team Canada presented by Sobeys’ women’s team swept Latvia in Vancouver, B.C., to punch their ticket to the Billie Jean King Cup Finals. As for the men’s team, they earned their spot in the knock-out stage of the Davis Cup Finals last month in Valencia, Spain, with a second-place finish in their round-robin group.   

In their respective Finals, the Canadian women will compete in a group with Switzerland and Italy, with the winner of the group advancing to the semi-finals, while the men’s team will face off against Germany in a knock-out, quarter-final battle. 

Billie Jean King Cup Finals (November 8-13)
What: In-person Media Accreditation*
Where: Emirates Arena in Glasgow, United Kingdom
When: The deadline for applications is Friday, October 28, 2022.
How: Media members can click here to apply for accreditation.

The Canadian team will be represented by Leylah Annie Fernandez, Bianca Andreescu, Gabriela Dabrowski, Rebecca Marino, and Carol Zhao. To find out more details about the Billie Jean King Cup Finals, click here

Davis Cup Finals (November 22-27)
What: In-person Media Accreditation*
Where: Palacio de Deportes Martin Carpena in Malaga, Spain
When: The deadline for applications is Monday, October 31, 2022.
How: Media members can click here to apply for accreditation.

The Canadian team will be represented by Félix Auger-Aliassime, Denis Shapovalov, Vasek Pospisil, Alexis Galarneau, and Gabriel Diallo. To find out more details about the Davis Cup Finals format, click here.

*All applications from freelance media must be accompanied by a letter of assignment from the media organization you are representing at the event.

For further information, please contact communications@itftennis.com.   

About Tennis Canada
Founded in 1890, Tennis Canada is a non-profit, national sport association with a mission to lead the growth of tennis in Canada and a vision to become a world-leading tennis nation. We value teamwork, passion, integrity, innovation and excellence. Tennis Canada owns and operates the premier National Bank Open presented by Rogers WTA and ATP Tour events, four professional ATP and ITF sanctioned events and financially supports four other professional tournaments in Canada. Tennis Canada operates junior national training centres/programs in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Calgary. Tennis Canada is a proud member of the International Tennis Federation, the Canadian Olympic Committee and the Canadian Paralympic Committee, and serves to administer, sponsor and select the teams for Davis Cup, Billie Jean King Cup, the Olympic and Paralympic Games and all wheelchair, junior and senior national teams. Tennis Canada invests its surplus into tennis development. For more information on Tennis Canada please visit our Web site at: www.tenniscanada.com and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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Media Contacts

Oliver Wheeler, Manager, Communications
owheeler@tenniscanada.com or 647-458-4005

Marc-Antoine Farly, Manager, Communications
mafarly@tenniscanada.com or 514-444-3556