Belgium believes that it "has the means" to harm Spain

Johan Van Herck, captain of the Belgian team, showed confidence in his team before facing this Saturday against Spain in the Federation Cup.


The captain of the Belgian team, Johan Van Herck, believes that his tennis players "have the means" to "do a lot of damage" to Spain in the qualifying round for World Group I of the Federation Cup, which takes place this weekend in , to the west of Belgium. "Maybe on paper Spain seems to be the favorite for this duel, but I can guarantee that we have the means to harm them and we will use them," Van Herck said in statements collected by the Belgian agency. The Belgian captain considered that the election of Kirsten Flipkens and Alison Van Uytvanck for the two individual matches on Saturday will allow them to "overcome the first day" and said that they are two players with qualities "to give cold sweats" to the Spanish Garbiñe Muguruza and Carla Suárez, their rivals on the first day of the tie. In addition, affirmed that the fact that the Spanish are better placed in the world ranking "does not guarantee control of the meetings" , where, he said, they will meet "opponents who will give everything". "The atmosphere in the group is excellent and the preparation has gone very well, we will have the advantage of playing on a surface that is perfect for us," added the Belgian captain. The match between Muguruza and Flipkens will open tomorrow the tie to ascend to the World Group I of the Federation Cup, encounter which will follow the confrontation between Suárez and Van Uytvanck. On Sunday, Muguruza will face Van Uytvanck and Suarez against Flipkens and, if there is a draw at two after these four games, Solita will solve the doubles match between Aliona Bolsova and María José Martínez against Ysaline Bonaventure and Yanina Wickmayer.

Anabel Medina : "Muguruza and Suárez have a lot of experience in Copa Federación"

The captain of the Spanish Federation Cup team, Anabel Medina, recalled on this Friday "a lot of experience" by Garbiñe Muguruza and Carla Suárez, at the gates of Spain's dispute address before the selection of Belgium his 'play-off' of promotion to the World Group.

"I trust a lot in Garbiñe and Carla. They are two players with a lot of experience in Federation Cup, with a great level both and of course it will be a difficult qualifier because Belgium has the home factor, but I am confident with all the team that will face the weekend, "said Medi na in a press conference.

For its part, Suárez herself admitted to be at full capacity. "I am very well, I have no problems, these days training here we have been learning the track and I think it's a track that I like. With a lot of desire to start and try to be 100% to enjoy the game and try to take the two points with us ".



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