Richard Bloomfield's stunning start
to 2007 has propelled the Norfolk
professional into the Davis Cup
reckoning, according to new coach
The 23-year-old from Alpington
reached the final of an LTA
Challenger event for the first time
in his career in Wrexham at the
weekend and his performances in
Wales caught the eye of Lundgren .
The Swedish coach - who has been
given a two-year contract with the
British Davis Cup team
admitted Bloomfield is in pole
position to earn a shock call-up for
April's must -win clash agains t
Holland in Birmingham.
"This is the first time I've seen
Richard play and he's done very
well," said Lundgren , who guided
Roger Federer to the top of the
"He's got a big serve and his game
looks to be in good shape and there's
no reason at all why he can't make
the team by April.
"Andy Murray and Tim Henman
are the only players assured of their
places - after that the players who
are in form will play.
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