ITF ends Budapest’s deal for Billie Jean King Cup Finals

France celebrate after winning the 2019 Fed Cup Final tie against Australia (by Andy Cheung/Getty Images)

The International Tennis Federation has launched a fresh search for a host for this year’s Billie Jean King Cup Finals after electing to terminate the contract it held with Budapest.

Budapest was due to host the women’s national team tournament at the Laszlo Papp Arena later this year, but the Hungarian Tennis Association has stated concerns over staging the event safely amid Covid-19.

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