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Belgian Fed Cup-women fight against Spain to preserve in Wereldgroep I

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The Belgian tennisvrouwen play this weekend at the Lange Munte in Kortrijk, the barrages of Wereldgroep I of the Fed Cup against Spain. Bet is a spot next year in the top global group. Belgium is against the Spain of ex-number 1 of the world Garbiñe Muguruza underdog, but captain Johan Van Herck and co believe in their chances.

Kirsten Flipkens (WTA 59) open Saturday the debates with a match against kopvrouw Muguruza (WTA 19), Alison Van Uytvanck (WTA 52) can be found subsequently in the West-Flemish courts-Carla Suarez Navarro (WTA 27). Two difficult parties for the Belgians. “Spain occurs indeed with strong players, but we can take them to the fire feat”, continued Van Herck Friday when the draw trooper. “We must fully give our skin expensive to sell. Then it goes this weekend very similar.”

Sunday, again two enkelspelen on the agenda. Van Uytvanck look first Muguruza in the eyes, and then the duel follows between Flipkens and Suarez Navarro. A doubles close to the barrages. Ysaline Bonaventure (WTA 122) and Yanina Wickmayer (WTA 127) take it here against Aliona Bolsova (WTA 136) and Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez (WTA 19 double).

The Belgians were killed in early February in the first round (quarterfinals) of Wereldgroep I against France, that in Liege with 1-3 won. The Spanish women won their duel in Wereldgroep II in Japan with 2-3. The winner of the encounter between Belgium and Spain, playing tennis next year in Wereldgroep I, the loser will be in Wereldgroep II come true.

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