Leylah Fernandez pulls out of Billie Jean King Cup, leaving Canada without its top 2 players

Leylah Fernandez pulls out of Billie Jean King Cup, leaving Canada without its top 2 players

Leylah Fernandez pulls out of Billie Jean King Cup, leaving Canada without its top 2 players No. 28 in the world will be replaced by Toronto's Carol Zhao Leylah Fernandez says she will not compete in this year's Billie Jean King Cup Finals, leaving Canada without its top two players heading into the women's international tennis tournament. Tennis Canada said Thursday that Fernandez, ranked No. 28 in the world, will be replaced by Toronto's Carol Zhao. "It has always been an honour to represent my country," Fernandez said in a statement. "Canada has given me and my family so much opportunity and in the last few weeks, the Canadian support has meant the world to me. "After consideration, I have made the decision to not play the BJK Cup Finals. …
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