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Elise Mertens knows her opponent for openingsduel in Fed Cup

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Elise Mertens (WTA 20), take the Saturday against Frenchwoman Pauline Parmentier (WTA 91) in the openingsduel between Belgium and France in the first round of the Wereldgroep. That be the draw on Friday.

The game is Saturday afternoon (14h) played in La-Roche-sur-Yon, on a hard court. In the second singles state thuisspeelster Kristina Mladenovic (WTA 13) against Kirsten Flipkens (WTA 70). The other three matches will be Sunday from 13 hours played. The day begins with Kristina Mladenovic against Elise Mertens, followed by Pauline Parmentier against Kirsten Flipkens. In the doubles face Kristina Mladenovic and Pauline Parmentier against Ysaline Bonaventure and Alison Van Uytvanck. The winner of the duel between France and Belgium, on 21 and 22 april against the winner of the encounter between the United States and the Netherlands.

The Belgian Fed Cup team for the first time since 2012 again in the Wereldgroep. The Belgian women were true in april in Moscow, Russia (2-3) and beukten as the gateway to the top division in the Fed Cup open. In 2001 – in the era of Justine Henin and Kim Clijsters – won our country the Fed Cup, in 2006, Belgium was losing finalist.

The program:

Saturday (14: 00):

Pauline Parmentier (Fra) – Elise Mertens (Bel)

followed by

Kristina Mladenovic (Fra) – Kirsten Flipkens (Bel)

Sunday (13.00 hrs):

Kristina Mladenovic (Fra) – Elise Mertens (Bel)

followed by

Pauline Parmentier (Fra) – Kirsten Flipkens (Bel)

followed by

Kristina Mladenovic/Kristina Mladenovic (Fra) – Alison Van Uytvanck/Ysaline Bonaventure (Bel)

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