Michael Geerts (ATP-289) brought Belgium 2-2 alongside on Sunday in the Paraguayan Asuncion in the Davis Cup match against Bolivia. The 26-year-old from Antwerp defeated Hugo Dellien (ATP-144) in 2 hours and 28 minutes with 6-4, 4-6 and 6-2.
Earlier in the day Joran Vliegen and Sander Gillé won the double match against Federico Zeballos and Boris Arias on the clay in the Paraguayan capital: 6-3 and 6-4.
After the first day, Johan Van Herck’s team faced a 2-0 deficit. Ruben Bemelmans (ATP-221) suffered a 6-3, 6-4 defeat against Hugo Dellien and Zizou Bergs (ATP-191) also lost his match: 6-4, 4-6 and 6-2 against Murkel Dellien (ATP- 1332)..
In the decisive fifth match, Bemelmans looks the lowest placed of the Dellien brothers in the eye.
The winner of the game may participate in jump-offs for a place in the Davis Cup Finals 2022, the loser will have to participate in the jump-offs of World Group I.
Later in the day, Zizou Bergs will in principle still play against Hugo Dellien, Ruben Bemelmans looks Murkel Dellien in the eye. The winner of the game may participate in jump-offs for a place in the Davis Cup Finals 2022, the loser will have to participate in the jump-offs of World Group I.
Due to the corona pandemic, the final phase of the Davis Cup 2020 has been postponed by one year, to the end of 2021. It will be played from November 25 to December 5 in Madrid, Innsbruck and Turin. Belgium is not among the eighteen qualifying countries after a 3-2 defeat to Hungary in March 2020.