The opening ceremonies will be held on Sept. 23. Sixteen teams of rising stars will compete in the event, with the Junior Davis Cup and Junior Fed Cup annually featuring future Top 10 ATP and WTA tour players.
Twelve top American tennis juniors were nominated in April by the USTA to represent the U.S. in the qualifying rounds of Junior Davis and Fed Cup by BNP Paribas (16-and-under) in Montreal, Canada. Florida players on the U.S. Junior Davis Cup were Alexander Bernard (15, Bonita Springs, Fla.; Coach: Rene Gomez) and Martin Damm (15, Bradenton, Fla.; Coach Martin Damm Sr.), joined by Dali Blanch (16, Miami, Fla.; Coach: Mauricio Perez Mota).
Floridian Charlotte Owensby (16, Boca Raton, Fla.; Coaches: Jason Zafiros and Robbye Poole) was on the U.S. Junior Fed Cup team, joined by Ellie Coleman (16, Midland, Mich.; Coach: Mike Flowers) and Robin Montgomery (14, Washington D.C.; Coach: Ali Agnamba).
The U.S. as the host nation automatically earned a spot in the finals. The U.S. is the two-time defending champion in the girls’ Junior Fed Cup.
The U.S. has won five Junior Fed Cup titles (2008, 2012, 2014, 2017-18) and three Junior Davis Cup titles (1999, 2008, 2014).
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