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15 September 2012

Belgium believe they are back where they belong

Audio interview


  • Richard Fleming

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: Belgium are delighted to have secured their spot in the World Group for 2013 and captain Johan van Herck and Olivier Rochus discuss why they believe they belong in the elite 16 nations.

Van Herck is thrilled with is team's performance but believes they need to keep improving. Rochus and Bemelmans discuss Saturday's doubles victory and the strengths they think Belgium possess.

Swedish captain Thomas Enqvist is obviously disappointed with the results this weekend which see his team relegated to Europe/Africa Zone Group I for the first time since 2000. He admits that Swedish tennis currently relies too heavily on one or two key players.

Ruben Bemelmans (BEL) - 15/09/12

Captain Thomas Enqvist (SWE) - 15/09/12

Olivier Rochus (BEL) - 15/09/12

Captain Johan van Herck (BEL) - 15/09/12

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