[Alicia Molik has stepped down as the national women’s tennis team chief after serving as Australia’s Billie Jean Cup captain for a decade. She expressed that she gave the job everything she had during her time in the role. Despite her departure, she predicts that a new generation will help tennis flourish in Australia. The 42-year-old has been a popular figure with her team, with the world’s top doubles player, Storm Hunter, becoming tearful while paying tribute to her at the recent tournament in Seville. While her team just missed out on qualifying for the semifinals in Spain, this was a rare disappointment for Molik, who previously guided Australia to success.
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