Elise Mertens (WTA 21), Alison Van Uytvanck (WTA 52), Kirsten Flipkens (WTA 55) and Ysaline Bonaventure (WTA 148) by Fed Cup captain Johan Van Herck selected for the semifinals of the Fed Cup against France, a duel, on 9 and 10 February, played in Liege Country Hall.
For his first match as a Fed Cup captain, Van Herck, who was also Davis Cup captain, relying on the same players that the previous two confrontations in the Fed Cup afwerkten. “With Elise, Alison, Kirsten and Ysaline we can make a very strong Belgian team set-up for this quarter-final, Van Herck know. “We are convinced that these four girls are strong, armed, and with many options to start to come to France to defeat. We were with z’n all supergemotiveerd to us from our strongest side to show to the Belgian tennis fans and calling them to flock to Liege to bags and us to the profit scream.”
Simple is not that, last year, lost our country yet in the first round with 3-2 of France. The French captain Julien Benneteau selected for the match Caroline Garcia (WTA 19), Kristina Mladenovic (WTA 44), Alizé Cornet (WTA 50), Pauline Parmentier (WTA 53) and Fiona Ferro (WTA 103).