Katie Poulter snatched victory for Great Britain in her play-off match against Mexico in the Billie Jean King Cup beating GP near the finals of the competition; She defeated Juliana Olmus 6-4 6-1 to secure her second victory in a draw, and concluded her 3-1 win by PA Media Last Update: 04/17/21 7:19 PM Katie Poulter clinched her second singles win in a tie Katie played Poulter the winning hand for Great Britain Once again in the Billie Jean King Cup to complete the victory over Mexico and maintain Anne Kyothavong’s place at the elite level in the competition. Poulter defeated Julianna Olmos 6-4 6-1 to seal her second victory in the match, to seal her 3-1 aggregate victory in a closed game at the National Tennis Center in London, and the result meant Britain would go forward. The first round match in February, where the victory will see them qualify for the finals of the week for the first time. Britain entered the match as a strong candidate but Heather Watson’s 6-3 7-6 (7-1) defeat by Marcela Zakaria earlier on Saturday added some tension to what appeared to be a straightforward mission. Singles despite the low ranking of 291, a legacy of a serious back injury she sustained while leading Britain to beat Kazakhstan in the same competition – which was known as the Federation Cup – in 2019, and this was her first appearance since then and again. . Showed that she is a player who enjoys pressing occasions, with her win over Olmos seventh from eight singles matches in the competition, Olmos, who lost to Watson on Friday, was ranked out of the top 400 in singles but was ranked 50. The doubles player competed well in the beginning with Poulter after A long break in the funeral proceedings of the Duke of Edinburgh, but the heavy-hitting British player got a fifth set point to win the opening match and, as in her first match, she did not. Return. Heather Watson had a chance to secure the win for Anne Keothavong’s team earlier on Saturday, earlier on Saturday, earlier, Watson had been unable to win the number one fight against a player who ranked below 200. Her career, six years ago, but her persistence and willingness to chase ball after ball saw her outmatch fickle Watson, the 28-year-old, the 68th seed, played a poor first set, struggled with sending the ball and dumping. Too many shots into the net. She responded well in the second to take a 5-3 lead but looked nervous as she tried to serve, Zakaria seized her chance, dominated the tiebreak and celebrated the biggest victory of her career. I did not find my game today. I never went. “I was positive the whole time and I was thinking, ‘You’re going to turn around, I’m going to start finding my game,’ but I didn’t do that today.” Bad day at the office. I gave my best but it just wasn’t good enough. “The second Brit said before the draw she believes she is still feeling the effects of two weeks of difficult quarantine ahead of the Australian Open: Watson reached the second round in Melbourne but has lost three of her four matches since then, all to lower-ranked players. She is looking forward to spending.” Some time with friends and family over the next week, she said, “I’m just thinking of recharging, being patient, staying put, and continuing to work hard on the court.” I’ve played tennis long enough to know that there will always be ups and downs. You just have to get over the tough times.