sport news Brilliant Katie Boulter dazzles to pull Great Britain level against Sweden in  ... trends now

sport news Brilliant Katie Boulter dazzles to pull Great Britain level against Sweden in  ... trends now
sport news Brilliant Katie Boulter dazzles to pull Great Britain level against Sweden in  ... trends now

sport news Brilliant Katie Boulter dazzles to pull Great Britain level against Sweden in  ... trends now

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A year which, for Katie Boulter, began with being knocked out of the Australian Open qualifying event ended with her guiding Great Britain back towards the elite world group in the Billie Jean King Cup.

In the prolonged absence of Emma Raducanu, the 27-year-old from Leicestershire has emerged as the nearest thing the GB women’s game has to an authentic star, and this weekend was more confirmation of that.

Boulter, who ends the season ranked 58, scored two singles victories against an overmatched but gallant Sweden side to lead the way in a 3-1 win which will see GB play a qualifying match next April to reach the 2024 world finals.

She needed to save four set points before beating the distinctly useful Kajsa Rinaldo Persson 6-1, 7-6 to gain a 2-1 lead in the tie. Success was assured when Harriet Dart, promoted ahead of Jodie

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