Ruben Bemelmans Andy Murray Belgium Great Britain Davis Cup 2015
Ruben Bemelmans is the underdog and all the pressure is on Andy MurrayReuters

Andy Murray is expected to garner the three points needed for victory on his own in this Davis Cup 2015 final between Great Britain and Belgium, and his quest for the first of those will come on Friday when he plays Ruben Bemelmans in the singles in Ghent.

This Davis Cup has been touted as Murray vs Belgium by the media (Andy's brother Jamie will play the doubles), with the main man of the Great Britain team tipped to win both his singles matches, as well as the doubles with his brother.

That would be a reasonable expectation too, with the only catch being the fact that this Davis Cup Belgium vs Great Britain final will be played on clay, Murray's least favourite surface.

"I do think the court is good," Murray said. "The transition has been fine. And I'm really glad I got the four or five days on the clay before the ATP Tour Finals. That really helped me. I'm looking forward to it."

If Murray plays to his usual level, Bemelmans, ranked 108 in the world, will have little chance. But then, the Davis Cup is different. Bemelmans will have the crowd with him, and if Murray starts to feel the pressure, you never know, a massive upset might be possible.

"This will be the first confrontation I've had with [Murray], match or practice, so it's going to be new for him as well," Bemelmans said.

"I think I probably know him better, how he plays, than him me. Maybe that's a slight advantage there. But I will be well prepared and I'm looking forward to [playing him]."

How much the pressure is cranked up on Murray will depend on how the first match of this 2015 Davis Cup final goes, with Kyle Edmund making his debut when he plays David Goffin. If Edmund wins, Murray will walk in a lot more confident, but if his teammate loses, then the pressure will be high on the Scot to give Great Britain their first point and avoid going into the doubles rubber on Saturday 2-0 down.

However, Murray should really have the experience to deal with any situation.

Where to Watch Live

Bemelmans vs Murray is scheduled to start after the first singles rubber, which begins at 1.30 pm local time (6 pm IST, 12.30 pm GMT, 7.30 am ET) start. Neo Sports will broadcast the Davis Cup final live in India.

Murray vs Bemelmans will be shown live in the UK on BBC2 and Eurosport, while the match can also be watched via live streaming online on BBC iPlayer and Eurosport Player. Viewers in Belgium can catch the Davis Cup 2015 final live VRT.

Fox Sports will broadcast Belgium vs Great Britain live in Australia, while the matches can also be live streamed online on Foxtel.

Viewers in the USA can watch the Davis Cup final between Belgium and Great Britain live on the Tennis Channel, with the live stream option on Tennis Channel Online. Audience in Canada can watch Edmund vs Goffin live on Sportsnet and Watch Sportsnet.

Viewers around the world can also watch the Davis Cup 2015 final live on Davis Cup TV.

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