Week 6 (w/c 4 Feb): Fed Cup, Montpellier, Sofia, Cordoba

There’s lots of Fed Cup action this week including Great Britain playing on home soil, plus three ATP 250s.

Fed Cup

BT Sport

BT Sport’s coverage of the Fed Cup this week.

I’m going to start with the Fed Cup. Not only do we have Great Britain taking part in the Europe/Africa Zone Group I in Bath from Wednesday, but there is also televised coverage of the World Group quarter finals at the weekend.

Firstly to Bath, where the British team of Johanna Konta, Katie Boulter, Heather Watson, Harriet Dart and Katie Swan will be looking to make their way through to April’s play offs once again.

Coverage of Great Britain’s group matches and the group winners’ match will be on BT Sport, also in 4K UHD.

Wed 6 Feb 16:15 BT Sport 2 & 4K UHD
Thu 7 Feb 16:15 BT Sport 2 & 4K UHD
Fri 8 Feb 16:15 BT Sport 2 & 4K UHD
Sat 9 Feb 16:15 BT Sport 2

Great Britain’s matches will also be available to watch live on the British Tennis page on Facebook.

Full details of coverage from Bath was announced by BT Sport and the Lawn Tennis Association last week.

In addition to the group stage in Bath, BT Sport will have coverage of three of the quarter finals of the World Group.

Sat 9 Feb
12:00
16:15
BT Sport 2
BT Sport Extra 2
Czech Rep. v Romania
12:00 BT Sport ESPN Germany v Belarus
13:30 BT Sport Extra 3 Belgium v France
Sun 10 Feb
10:00 BT Sport Extra 4 Germany v Belarus
12:00 BT Sport 3 Czech Rep. v Romania
12:30 BT Sport Extra 5 Belgium v France

The tie between USA and Australia will not be televised by BT Sport. All of the quarter finals can be watched online at fedcup.com


Amazon Prime has live coverage from Montpellier from Tuesday.

Montpellier

ATP 250, Amazon Prime Video

Amazon Prime Video have coverage of the Open Sud de France from Tuesday.

Lucas Pouille will be the top seed and defending champion in Montpellier.

Andy Murray was on the entry list but withdrew to have his hip surgery. Dan Evans withdrew from qualifying after making the final of the Quimper Challenger. There is British doubles interest here with Ken and Neal Skupski, and Luke Bambridge and Jonny O’Mara.


Sofia

ATP 250

The Sofia Open draw is headed up by Karen Khachanov. The defending champion is Mirza Basic.

Coverage of this tournament in Bulgaria will only be available on Tennis TV from Monday.

James Ward lost in the first round of qualifying. Dom Inglot partners Franko Skugor in doubles.


Cordoba

ATP 250

The Cordoba Open is new to the ATP calendar for 2019. The tournament in the central part of Argentina replaces the Ecuador Open held in Quito up to last year.

Cameron Norrie is playing on the clay here, and the coverage again is only on Tennis TV from Monday.


Challengers

Liam Broady and Jan Choinski are playing the Dallas Challenger. Brydan Klein is playing in Chennai.


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

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