Robson misses Fed Cup series


Robson misses Fed Cup series

Laura Robson has been ruled out of Great Britain's Fed Cup series in Hungary next month due to her left wrist injury.

The 20-year-old British number one, who lost in the first round of the Australian Open to Kirsten Flipkens, has carried into the new year a problem that troubled her last autumn.

She is replaced by doubles expert Jocelyn Rae, who joins Johanna Konta, Heather Watson and Tara Moore in captain Judy Murray's four-player squad.

Murray said: "While we are obviously going to miss Laura on and off the court in Budapest, it's a great opportunity for me to bring Joss into the team as a doubles specialist. She has shown her potential winning gold at the Delhi Commonwealth Games in 2010 and is back to full fitness after a series of injuries."

Britain face Hungary, Latvia and Romania in the pool stage of the Group I series event from February 4-9, from which two of the 16 teams will advance to April's World Group II play-offs.

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