Rafael Nadal practices in Belgium for Davis Cup

The ATP top-ranked Rafael Nadal will back to the court and represent Spain in the opening round of the 2011 Davis Cup against Belgium from March 4-6.  This is the first time Nadal returning to Spain’s Davis Cup team since 2009 final.

Nadal had his first training with his team hitting partner Marc Lopez at Spiroudome in Belgium on Monday morning. Other team nominations for Spain for the Davis Cup tie against Belgium include David Ferrer, Fernando Verdasco, and Feliciano Lopez.

Davis Cup,2011, first round, Spain Vs Belgium

The world No.1 posted an update to his 5.6 million fans on Facebook:

"Hello everyone. It's been a long time since I don't write you. You know I don't use internet when I am at home."

"I travelled today to Belgium to play the first tie of the Davis Cup."

"I have been at home all this time after the Laureus Awards. I have been practicing and working with my sponsors but also enjoying my time with my family and friends in Mallorca."

PS: The opponent is Belgium's team including Xavier Malisse, Olivier Rochus, Steve Darcis, and Ruben Bemelmans. Spain look heavy favorites to defeat Belgium based on the respective nominations.

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