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4th December, 2019

Fed Cup final to be held at Papp Aréna

The final of the Fed Cup, the women’s tennis international team competition, will be held at the Papp László Sportaréna next April, the Hungarian Tennis Association announced on Tuesday.

In a new format, the 16 qualifying nations will compete in a group stage and knockout rounds on April 14-19.

Lots will be drawn for the final at the Museum of Fine Arts on February 11 in the presence of tennis legend Billie Jean King, international ambassador of the Fed Cup.

It was announced in June that Budapest will host the finals in 2020, 2021 and 2022.

Sources regularly consulted, with abbreviations used in text: Népszabadság (N); Magyar Hírlap (MH); Világgazdaság (VG); Napi Gazdaság (NG); Magyar Nemzet (MN); Népszava (Nsz); Kossuth Rádió news (KR); nightly TV news (TV).

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