GB identify squad for Mexico BJK Cup tie


Anne Keothavong (left, with Heather Watson) has captained Nice Britain since 2017

Nice Britain might be with out Johanna Konta for his or her Billie Jean King Cup play-off tie in opposition to Mexico.

British primary Konta was not out there for choice as she continues to handle a longstanding knee downside.

Heather Watson is the highest-ranked participant within the squad, which additionally contains Harriet Dart, Katie Swan, Jodie Burrage and Katie Boulter.

The tie will happen behind closed doorways in Roehampton on 16-17 April.

With the WTA season about to enter the clay swing, Konta didn’t wish to change surfaces and play on an indoor onerous courtroom.

Victory would put Britain by way of to a one-off qualifier in February as a part of the revamped Fed Cup.

The winner of that tie goes by way of to a new-look 12-team finals in April 2022.

Britain missed out on a spot within the inaugural finals after shedding to Slovakia final 12 months.

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