Anne Keothavong named Great Britain Fed Cup captain & senior women's coach

Anne Keothavong
Keothavong (right) first represented her country in 2001

Anne Keothavong has been appointed as Great Britain's Fed Cup captain and senior national women's coach by the Lawn Tennis Association.

The former world top-50 player, who won 21 singles ties in the Fed Cup, will work alongside head coach Jeremy Bates.

"I'm delighted and honoured to accept this position in the sport that I love," said the 33-year-old.

British number one Johanna Konta said Keothavong was "a winner on court" and will lead from "real life experience".

Great Britain's Fed Cup campaign begins with the Euro/Africa Zone Group in Estonia in February.

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