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Elise Mertens loses crucial match against France, Belgium outgunned disabled in Fed Cup

Elise Mertens (WTA 21) is there Sunday failed the third duel in the Fed Cup meeting between Belgium and France to win. Mertens went down in the Liège Country Hall after one hour and 18 minutes in two sets (6-2 and 6-3) down against Caroline Garcia (WTA 19), France the decisive third point concerned.

Saturday lost Mertens also all of Alizé Cornet (WTA 51) and went Alison Van Uytvanck (WTA 50) down against Garcia. By the 3-0 standings, are the fourth enkelduel and the final dubbelwedstrijd become obsolete.

France will find in the weekend of 20 and 21 april in the semi-finals of the Fed Cup, the winner of the encounter between the Czech republic and Romania. Currently, it is in Ostrava 1-1. Belgium plays a barragewedstrijd for conservation in the Wereldgroep (also 20-21 april). The draw for the barrages is scheduled for Tuesday (13: 00 in London).

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