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France against Belgium in Fed Cup count on Caroline Garcia

France may in its Fed Cup match against Belgium to call his number one Caroline Garcia (WTA 19). That shared captain Julien Benneteau on Tuesday. The 25-year-old Garcia came in november, and 2016 is no longer in action for her country, but he is now available again.

Benneteau, who at the end of last year a point behind his tennisloopbaan, and Yannick Noah succeeded as captain, took in his selection also Kristina Mladenovic (WTA-44), Alize Cornet (WTA-50), Pauline Parmentier (WTA-53) and Fiona Ferro (WTA 103). “It is a logical choice, I’m just the best five players taken,” said the 37-year-old Frenchman.

The duel between France and Belgium in the first round of the Wereldgroep on 9 and 10 February on hard courts in the Country Hall of Sart-Tilman, Liège, place. The Belgian captain Johan Van Herck made no selection known.

Also, last year it was France and Belgium in the first round against each other. In La Roche-sur-Yon (Vendée) lost to Elise Mertens (STA-21), Alison Van Uytvanck (WTA-52) and Kirsten Flipkens (WTA-55) and then, with 3-2 of Mladenovic, Parmentier, and Amadine Hesse (WTA 234), then the Belgians, however, at the expense of Italy of conservation in the Wereldgroep insured.

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