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‘France was just better’

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Belgium must barragematch play for preservation in Wereldgroep

‘France was just better’

With a lot of force majeure, worked for France over Belgium in the Fed Cup. ‘A flop, I would not call”, said captain Johan Van Herck.

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Belgium must barragematch play for preservation in Wereldgroep

‘France was just better’

With a lot of force majeure, worked for France over Belgium in the Fed Cup. ‘A flop, I would not call”, said captain Johan Van Herck.

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LuiKWat their male counterparts a week earlier in Brazil, however, was successful – transcendence –, brought the women of the Fed Cup not for each other. The 1-3 looked heavy, but was certainly not undeserved. Only at moments could the Belgians to keep pace with the French. “Especially on Saturday we had kansjes”, said Van Herck. “But we took them not. Or I consider to be a flop? Certainly not. I refuse to use this word. A defeat, though. And justified also. France was just better, especially on the important points.’

Loose sand depends better to each other than the French team, allegedly a hotbed of divagrillen, long toes and egomania. So, he lost Caroline Garcia (WTA 19) years on the national team, for the benefit of its individual career. That they will be in 2019 or at the apple is, has more to do with the rise and fall of Tokyo 2020. Garcia’s return turned out to be very bad news for Belgium. Alison Van Uytvanck (WTA 50) weerde is Saturday still meritorious, but did in the third set. Then played Alize Cornet (WTA 51) against Elise Mertens (WTA 21) the best international match of her life.

Twin Towers

As summarized in Belgium with a 0-2 the second day. Even the presence of our Twin Towers – Kim Clijsters as a supporter in the grandstand, Justine Henin as an analyst for the French television could not for the desired miracle to ensure. The verdict soon fell, in the match between the primussen of each team, Elise Mertens and Caroline Garcia. In 2019 they keep themselves on the world ranking in each other’s neighborhood, but yesterday was the height difference significant. ‘By that 2-0 lead could Garcia really liberated to play tennis’, concluded Mertens. “But I must also admit that I am this weekend, not my best tennis, played.’ In two short sets (2-6, 3-6) took the 25-year-old Frenchwoman over her opponent. 12 says it all, unforced errors compared to 23 pieces: it was probably the most telling statistic. Fighting continued to Mertens, however, its true to nature. But income did not. ‘They really gave nothing gift, ” said the 23-year-old from Hamont. The final point summed up the match perfectly: “with a perfect lob piloted Garcia her country to the Final Four. Afterwards, won Kirsten Flipkens and Ysaline Bonaventure, however, is the (unnecessary) doubles.

Conservation Wereldgroep

“I consider this as a defeat from which we can learn a lot. With this group
a lot is possible’

Johan Van Herck

Captain Fed Cup

Our men in 2017, our women in 2018 and 2019: against France would therefore not succeed. In april wait a barragematch for conservation in the Wereldgroep against one of the winners of the Wereldgroep II (Spain, Latvia, Canada or Switzerland).

Captain Johan Van Herck will that two months useful. “The federation has no means for me to, say, Australia, but I hope in the coming weeks, as much as possible to consult with players and their coaches. With Yanina Wickmayer, and Greet Minnen added, we nevertheless have a strong team. This loss tempers my ambitions. With this group remains very much possible.”

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