Emma Raducanu dominated out of Billie Jean King Cup finals by wrist harm | Emma Raducanu

Emma Raducanu has withdrawn from the Billie Jean King Cup Finals in Glasgow subsequent month, due to the wrist harm that additionally ended her WTA Tour season early.

The British No 1 pulled out of WTA tournaments in Romania and Mexico however was initially named within the Nice Britain crew for the 12-country last event, which begins on 8 November on the Emirates Enviornment.

“It’s disappointing to get the information from the docs that I gained’t be prepared in time, significantly with it being on dwelling soil,” Raducanu stated. “I attempted to do every little thing attainable to get it prepared in time, since my final event [in Ostrava, at the start of October] I’ve been working day by day on bodily coaching and rehab.”

The 19-year-old added: “I’ve received confidence in my teammates and look ahead to taking part in subsequent 12 months.”

The Garden Tennis Affiliation has not named a alternative for Raducanu, leaving two spots on the crew to fill, with Harriet Dart, Katie Boulter and Heather Watson already confirmed.

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Dan Evans bowed out of the Erste Financial institution Open in Vienna with a 6-3, 6-3 quarter-final defeat to Denis Shapovalov.

The British quantity two struggled to get a foothold within the match after shedding his opening serve and lacking the possibility to interrupt again at 4-4 within the first set. Shapovalov raced right into a 3-0 lead within the second set earlier than serving out to arrange a semi-final towards Borna Coric.

The world quantity 4, Daniil Medvedev, and Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov will contest the opposite semi-final on Saturday.

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Raducanu made her debut within the event in April’s qualifier towards the Czech Republic. The British crew misplaced the tie however have been awarded a spot within the finals after being chosen because the host nation.

Nice Britain will tackle the third seeds, Spain, and Kazakhstan in group matches on the World Cup-style occasion, with the winner of the pool going via to the semi-finals. Switzerland, Australia and the Czech crew would be the different seeds in Glasgow.

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