Sat. Nov 26th, 2022

Emma Raducanu made her debut within the match – previously generally known as the Fed Cup – in April towards the Czech Republic

Emma Raducanu’s wrist damage is “underneath management” based on her Billie Jean King Cup captain Anne Keothavong.

The 19-year-old was additionally pressured out of final month’s Transylvania Open in Romania with the identical damage.

“Proper now, from what I perceive, it is one thing she is going to recuperate from – and he or she’s assured of that,” Keothavong instructed BBC Sport.

“She simply wants a bit extra time and Billie Jean King Cup is just too quickly.

“Wrist accidents are by no means simple, however I believe this one is underneath management. She’s obtained good individuals round her, and he or she’s used her time to essentially work on different areas of her health.”

Radcuanu is presently working with Andy Murray’s former bodily coach Jez Inexperienced on the Nationwide Tennis Centre in Roehampton.

Her subsequent goal is a pre-season exhibition in Abu Dhabi on 16 December.

“She’s been placing the hours in – she’s trying tremendous match,” added Keothavong.

“She’s been placing quite a lot of bodily effort in within the gymnasium, and I believe she might be a stronger participant come subsequent 12 months.

“She did all the things she might have carried out to be match, but it surely simply wasn’t going to occur.

“She went to the courtroom and tried hitting a number of balls, but it surely wasn’t splendid and he or she simply wants extra time.”

Keothavong has named the fourth and fifth members of her group for the finals in Glasgow.

The established doubles pair of Alicia Barnett and Olivia Nicholls will be part of Harriet Dart, Katie Boulter and Heather Watson within the group for the group matches with Kazakhstan and Spain.

Katie Swan made herself unavailable due to damage, whereas Jodie Burrage – at a profession excessive rating of 128 – misses out on choice.

Barnett and Nicholls reached two WTA Finals this 12 months – and gained their first title within the second of these finals in Canada in August.

Ranked 60 and 63 respectively, they may now make their competitors debuts, though Dart and Watson stay a robust doubles possibility.

All the group, barring Katie Boulter, are practising this week on the Nationwide Tennis Centre.

Boulter has opted for some match follow on the $100,000 (£87,200) World Tennis Tour occasion being performed on the Shrewsbury Membership.

On Tuesday she beat Bosnia’s Nefisa Berberovic to succeed in the second spherical.

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