Former US Open champion Emma Raducanu has pulled out of the upcoming Billie Jean King Cup. The Billie Jean King Cup Finals is scheduled to be take place from 8 to 13 November in Glasglow.
Notably, the 19-year-old star who was set to lead the Great Britain's side has been struggling with a wrist injury since long now. The 2021 US Open champion had earlier withdrawn from WTA event in Romania with the same wrist problem.
“I am disappointed to get the news from the doctors that I won’t be ready in time particularly with it being on home soil,” said Emma Raducanu in a Twitter post.
Great Britain is drawn in group with Kazakhstan and Spain and only the winner from this group will advance further in the semifinals. Harriet Dart, heather Watson and Katie Boulter with more members to be revealed soon as the tournament nears by captain Anne Keothavong.
The 19-year-old British player is set to play against Ons Jabeur in an exhibition match in Abu Dhabi on 16 December next.