Davis Cup Final: Murray levels for Britain

The Belgians had moved ahead earlier in the opening singles, David Goffin battling back from two sets down to defeat British newcomer Kyle Edmunds 3-6, 1-6, 6-2, 6-1, 6-0. Murray is set to join up with older brother Jamie for a potentially decisive doubles on Saturday before taking on Goffin in a battle of the two number ones in the first of the reverse singles on Sunday.

David Goffin celevrates his win over Kyle Edmund.   -  AP

Andy Murray pulled Britain level 1-1 with Belgium in the Davis Cup final in Ghent on Friday by defeating Ruben Bemelmans 6-3, 6-2, 7-5.

The Belgians had moved ahead earlier in the opening singles, David Goffin battling back from two sets down to defeat British newcomer Kyle Edmunds 3-6, 1-6, 6-2, 6-1, 6-0.

Murray is set to join up with older brother Jamie for a potentially decisive doubles on Saturday before taking on Goffin in a battle of the two number ones in the first of the reverse singles on Sunday.

Earlier, Goffin brought his singles record in the competition to 12-2, his two previous losses both coming in five-setters after he had led by two sets to love. It was the first time in his career that he had won a match after losing the first two sets.