Great Britain will face Spain and Australia in the new mixed-team United Cup next month… but they will be without young star Emma Raducanu, who will play a regular event in her place.
- Great Britain will face Spain and hosts Australia in the United Cup next month.
- Britain’s two leading men, Cameron Norrie and Dan Evans, have signed on
- Harriet Dart and Katie Swan will also participate for Great Britain in the event
- Emma Raducanu has not signed in and is set to play a regular event on the tour.
Great Britain will face Spain and hosts Australia in the new mixed-team United Cup next month, but will again be without Emma Raducanu.
The event brings together the ATP and WTA Tours, with each tie comprising two men’s singles, two women’s singles and one mixed doubles match.
Raducanu, who will sit out this week’s Billie Jean King Cup Finals due to injury, has not entered and will instead play a regular tour event.
Emma Raducanu will not participate in the United Cup for mixed teams in Australia next month
British star Cameron Norrie is one of the players who signed up for the tournament.
Britain’s two leading men, Cameron Norrie and Dan Evans, have signed up and are joined by Harriet Dart, Katie Swan and stunt specialist Jonny O’Mara. Jan Choinski, Anna Brogan and junior Ella McDonald will provide backup.
Great Britain’s group matches will be held in Sydney, with other groups based in Perth and Brisbane.
World number one Carlos Alcaraz is not in Spain’s lineup but they can boast three top 20 players in Rafael Nadal, Pablo Carreno Busta and Paula Badosa and will be favorites to advance to the semi-finals while Nick Kyrgios heads the line. australian -up.
Serbia are not among the 16 teams confirmed so far, with Novak Djokovic waiting to find out if his ban from entering Australia will be lifted, while Canada are also notable absentees along with Russia and Belarus who are ineligible.
The United Cup takes place from December 29 to January 8.
World No.98 Harriet Dart will be one of the players participating for Great Britain.