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David Goffin expected to return to Belgium Davis Cup team in Davis Cup quarter-finals against Italy

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by Dzevad Mesic

Belgian tennis player David Goffin plans to represent his country in the Davis Cup quarter-finals against Italy, claims Goffin withdrew from Belgium's opening-round tie in the competition against Germany played February 3-5.

Even though Goffin's absence weakened Belgium's chances - they did manage to surprise Germany in an away tie and pull out a 4-1 victory. World number 11 Goffin, who defeated Andrey Kuznetsov in Rotterdam on Wednesday, revealed his plans in his post-match interview.

Goffin debuted in the Davis Cup five years ago in 2012 and has featured 11 Davis Cup ties so far in his career. The 26-year-old notched a 15-3 record in a singles rubbers and 0-3 in a doubles ones. He was heavily involved in Belgium's Davis Cup run two years ago - which saw the country reaching the competition's finals - which they did eventually lose to Great Britain.

Belgium will host Italy at Spiroudome de Charleroi, indoor hard-court, April 7-9. Source: Also read: Alex De Minaur: 'Nick Kyrgios is a great guy and he has really helped me' .

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