Captain Johan Van Herck has Ruben Bemelmans (ATP 116), Joris De Loore (ATP 327), Sander Gille (ATP double 85) and Joran Vliegen (ATP double 98) selected for the duel with the United States in the quarter-finals of the Davis cup (6-8 april). Yannick Mertens (ATP 326) is the reserve.
Earlier became known that Van Herck can’t count on performers David Goffin (ATP 9), who recovers from a oogblessure, and Steve Darcis (ATP 139), who suffers from the elbow. Also Julien Cagnina (ATP 240), surgery on the wrist, let mitre go.
In Nashville (Tennessee) will be the U.S. inauguration with Jack Sock (ATP 11), Sam Querrey (ATP 14), John cheney, who (ATP 17), Ryan Harrison (ATP 53) and Steve Johnson (ATP 54). The winner of the duel will find Croatia or Kazakhstan.
Nadal makes a comeback in quarter-final against Germany
The Spaniard Rafael Nadal, after this weekend once again number one in the world, is sufficiently recovered from his bovenbeenblessure and makes next week his comeback for Spain in the same quarter-finals of the Davis Cup. Spanish captain Sergi Bruguera took Nadal in his selection for the semi-final against Germany in Valencia.
The season of the 31-year-old Nadal runs as yet, not about roses. The Spaniard had in January in his quarter-final at the Australian Open against the Croatian Marin Cilic injured specify. Then it was back for the beginning of march, in the Mexican Acapulco. But he volunteered a few hours for his first party. Afterwards, he also had to forced to give up for the tournaments in Indian Wells and Miami.
By the elimination of the Swiss Roger Federer, Saturday in the second round in Miami against the Australian Thanasi Kokkinakis (ATP 175), is Nadal without playing Monday again number one in the world. The hexadecimal grandslamwinnaar was to last for the Spanish Davis Cup team in 2016 in a duel with India.