Switzerland v Belgium Live
On the 9th and the 10th of February, Switzerland and Belgium face off in the Fed Cup's World Group II. This is the first round of the series and it happens at the Sporthalle in Wankdorf, Bern. These two teams have played four times in the Fed Cup. Switzerland has won three of the four matches. The last time they got together was in 1989 and they have never been paired up in a best of five rubbers. Switzerland was able to keep their position in the World Group II last season with a win over Belarus. That was due to two wins fro mStefanie Voegele and a win from Timea Bacsinzky.
Prior to that, Switzerland had lost 4-1 against Australia and they had to enter the playoffs to keep from being demoted. As for Belgium, they lost their spot in the World Group after they lost to Serbia and Japan. The official team nominations for Switzerland include Romina Oprandi, who is ranked at 67, and Stefanie Veogele. Timea Bacsinszky and Amra Sadikovic join team captain Heinz Guenthardt. As for Belgium, they have Yanina Wickmayer and Kirsten Flipkens as well as Alison Van Uytvanck and Ysaline Bonaventure.
Tags: Switzerland, Belgium, World Group II, Fed Cup, Romina Oprandi, Yanina Wickmayer
Posted: 9th February 2013
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