ITF Press Release, September 25, 2018
The ITF has announced the draws for the 2018 Junior Davis Cup and Junior Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Finals, to be held in Budapest, Hungary on 25-30 September. Sixteen boys and 16 girls teams will take part in the competition.
Junior Davis Cup and Junior Fed Cup by BNP Paribas, now in its 34th year, is the ITF’s official team competition for players aged 16-and-under. After 171 teams from more than 100 nations took part in regional qualifying earlier in 2018, the best 15 boys teams and 15 girls teams in the world have joined hosts Hungary in the Finals.
Czech Republic and USA won the 2017 Junior Davis Cup and Junior Fed Cup titles respectively. USA’s girls return to Budapest to defend their title, but Czech Republic’s boys fell in regional qualifying this year.
— ITF (@ITF_Tennis) 20. September 2018
Since the launch of the event in 1985, many of the world’s leading names have taken part in the competition, including current stars Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Simona Halep, Angelique Kerber and Caroline Wozniacki.
The Finals see boys and girls teams divided into four groups of four, competing on a round-robin basis over the first three days. The top two teams in each group will qualify for the knockout rounds, with the quarterfinals on Friday, the semifinals on Saturday and the finals on Sunday.
The full draw for the Junior Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Finals is:
Junior Davis Cup Group A
Junior Davis Cup Group B
Junior Davis Cup Group C
Junior Davis Cup Group D
The full draw for the Junior Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Finals is:
Junior Fed Cup Group A
Junior Fed Cup Group B
Hong Kong (6)
Junior Fed Cup Group C
Junior Fed Cup Group D