Belgium beat Canada to reach Davis Cup semis

Brussels, July 20 (IANS) Belgium thumped Canada 5-0 to book place in Davis Cup semifinal, a media report said on Monday.

With its victory over Canada on Sunday, Belgium will host four-time runner-up Argentina in the semifinal in September.

Kimmer Coppejans rallied to beat Frank Dancevic 2-6, 6-2, 6-3 and Steve Darcis defeated Filip Peliwo 6-4, 6-3 in the World Group match, Xinhua news agency reported.

Belgium reached its first semifinal since 1999 on Saturday, clinching a 3-0 insurmountable lead on clay in Ostend.

Canada dispatched a low-profiled squad for the match-up without injured top-30 players Milos Raonic and Vasek Pospisil.

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