(KTVI) – The Fed Cup is coming to St. Louis. The premiere women’s tennis tournament kicks off this weekend. The Chaifetz Arena is where the U.S. team will practice Wednesday morning.
The arena has been transformed from a basketball court to a tennis court. The games will be at Chaifetz making them a big win for St. Louis.
It was recently announced that the Williams’ sisters are not on the team, but there are still plenty of great players including Sloane Stephens, who ranked 18th in the world. The team will battle France this weekend.
The winner advances to the 2015 World Group and gets a chance to play for the Fed Cup Championship. The event gives St. Louis a chance to show its love for tennis and could set the city up for some great things in the future.