Great Britain name Davis Cup final squad

The Lawn Tennis Association have named their five man squad that will take on Belgium in Ghent for the 2015 Davis Cup trophy slated to run from 27-29 November at the Flanders Expo.

The squad of five includes Andy Murray, James Ward, Kyle Edmund, Jamie Murray and Dominic Inglot, will eventually be cut down to a final four that will take part in the final, with one of the players on stand-by incase one of the team members pulls out.

Great Britain Captain Leon Smith added that it is a great honour to represent Great Britain and that it is a massive step in the right direction for British tennis as a whole.

"Our GB Davis Cup team is proud to be competing in the Final in Ghent this year," he told daviscup.com.

"It is an historic ‎moment in British Tennis and I'm delighted to name these five players for the tie against Belgium."

On the team, Smith said that they have thoroughly deserved their place in the final and it is a result of hard work and determination that they were able to battle through to the last round of the Davis Cup.

"The team has had some incredible results this year," said the former Scottish player.

"We know that off the back of defeating the three other Grand Slam nations we carry great momentum going into the final, however we will ‎not underestimate the challenge in front of us. The Belgian team is full of top 100 talent and they will push us all the way.

"The support from our fans has been unbelievable. There is no other word for it. For those making the trip to Belgium it will be more important than ever that they make as much noise as possible and get behind the team."

British number one Andy echoed similar words to his captain and is looking forward to Britain’s first Davis Cup final in 37 years.

"To represent your country at the Davis Cup Final is a huge honour and will be a new experience for me and all of the team," he said.

"I'm really excited about the tie in Belgium, they have some very talented players who will make this a tough contest.

"We have had amazing support from our fans in the previous ties and I know the ones travelling for the final will play their part."

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