Ruben opens Davis Cup tie against Hungary

In Liege, the draw for the Davis Cup encounter with Hungary was announced. Ruben (ATP-120) plays the first match on Friday, followed by David Goffin (ATP-7).

Ruben has to compete against the Hungarian number one Marton Fucsovics (ATP-63) in the first match in the Liège Country Hall. They played against each other twice in 2016, each time the Hungarian won the encounter. In the second match Goffin has to play against Attila Balazs (ATP-227). Last year, Goffin won their only encounter in Umag.

The doublse match will be scheduled on Saturday. Joris De Loore (ATP D-346) and Julien Cagnina (ATP D-999) are appointed for Belgium, but captain Johan Van Herck can change his selection up to one hour before the start. For Hungary Fucsovics (ATP D-368) and Balazs (ATP D-204) are appointed. On Sunday, Goffin plays against Fucsovics, followed by Ruben versus Balazs.