Week 5 (w/c 28 Jan): St Petersburg, Hua Hin, Davis Cup

There are two WTA tour events this week, and it’s the qualifying round of the new format Davis Cup.

St Petersburg

WTA Premier, BT Sport

The St. Petersburg Trophy is in its tenth year.

The St Petersburg Ladies Trophy takes place on indoor hard courts. Australian Open runner up Petra Kvitova is the top seed and defending champion. Katie Boulter is hoping to qualify.

Coverage from St Petersburg is on BT Sport.

Mon 28 Jan 10:00 BT Sport 3
Tue 29 Jan 10:00 BT Sport 3
Wed 30 Jan 10:00 BT Sport 1
Thu 31 Jan 10:00 BT Sport 1
Fri 1 Feb 10:00 BT Sport 1
Sat 2 Feb 11:00 BT Sport 2
Sun 3 Feb 13:30 BT Sport ESPN

Hua Hin

WTA International, BT Sport

The Thailand Open becomes part of the WTA Tour for the first time, having previously been an WTA 125K event in 2015 and 2017. It replaces Taipei in the calendar.

Garbine Muguruza heads up the draw here.

Coverage from Hua Hin is also on BT Sport.

Mon 28 Jan 08:00 BT Sport ESPN
Tue 29 Jan 08:00 BT Sport 1
Wed 30 Jan 10:00 BT Sport 3
Thu 31 Jan 10:00 BT Sport 3
Fri 1 Feb 07:00 BT Sport 3
Sat 2 Feb 10:00 BT Sport 3
Sun 3 Feb 10:00 BT Sport 2

Davis Cup

The qualifying round for the World Group takes place over Friday and Saturday, 1-2 February.

Great Britain have a wildcard into the finals in November so don’t play a tie this week.

At each tie there are two singles matches on the Friday, and on Saturday there will be a doubles match and then two reverse singles matches.

The ties are available to watch on daviscup.com from €4.99 for an indivudual tie or €7.99 for the whole round.

Home team Away team Start time
Friday
Stat time
Saturday
China Japan 2:00 2:00
Australia Bosnia & H. 5:30 4:30
India Italy 5:30 5:00
Kazakhstan Portugal 8:00 6:00
Uzbekistan Serbia 8:00 8:00
Switzerland Russia 13:00 13:00
Slovakia Canada 14:00 10:00
Czech Rep. Netherlands 14:00 12:00
Austria Chile 14:00 12:00
Germany Hungary 15:00 11:00
Brazil Belgium 18:00 16:00
Colombia Sweden 21:00 17:00

Read more about how to watch tennis on telly in 2019.

Any late changes to these schedules, where I am able to, will be included on the homepage of the website and tweeted at @tennisontelly.

You can also find daily updates on the Tennis on telly page on Facebook. You can find details of all live coverage, re-runs and highlights over the next 7 days on the Calendar.

Check Tennis TV and WTA TV for details of  the matches they are covering, at https://www.tennistv.com/live/schedule and http://www.wtatv.com/schedule

ATP Challenger events have official live streaming at http://livestream.com/ATP. There are automated tweets of matches with links to streams as they are about to start at @ATPChallLive.

Some ITF events are streamed at http://live.itftennis.com/en/ and on the ITF Pro Circuit Scores app on Apple and Android. Check out the @ITFLive twitter account which will automatically tweet details of streamed matches a few hours ahead.