Young doubles pairing offers Judy Murray an edge

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The Independent Online

Nineteen years after they last played in the Fed Cup World Group, Britain's women have the chance to return when they meet Sweden in a play-off in Boras this weekend.

Although the home team's top two singles players have the edge in rankings – Sofia Arvidsson and Johanna Larsson are Nos 54 and 71 while Elena Baltacha and Anne Keothavong are 63 and 79 – the British squad have greater strength in depth.

Judy Murray, Britain's captain, has named Heather Watson (115) and Laura Robson (121) for the doubles, though both would also be able singles deputies.