Japan Beats India 3-0 in Billie Jean King Cup

In the Asia-Oceania Billie Jean King Cup women’s tennis tournament in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Ankita Raina fought hard but was unable to prevent Japan from obtaining a 3-0 victory in the league match on Friday.

Uchijima, ranked 136th, defeated Ankita 2-6, 7-5, 3-6.

Among the six teams competing in a round-robin format, Japan was comfortably on top of the table. Meanwhile, China defeated Thailand 3-0 to keep its qualification aspirations alive after having been shocked by Korea.

India, having defeated Thailand and Uzbekistan, remains safe in the group and will play Korea in the final league match. The team will play for pride against Korea, which has a slightly better record in terms of sets and games.

League results:

Japan defeated India 3-0 (Mai Hontama defeated Rutuja Bhosale 6-1, 6-0; Moyuka Uchijima defeated Ankita Raina 6-2, 5-7, 6-3; Shuko Aoyama & Eri Hozumi defeated Vaidehi Chaudhari & Sahaja Yamalapalli 6-3, 6-4).

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