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Belgium on high alert for Davis Cup final

Published 1610 GMT (0010 HKT) November 26, 2015
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Police in Ghent say extra security measures will be in place when Belgium hosts Great Britain this weekend in the Davis Cup final. DIRK WAEM/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
The Brussels region is on the highest terrorist threat level following the Paris terror attacks that killed 130 people. LAURIE DIEFFEMBACQ/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Ghent isn't far from Brussels, about a 40-minute train ride from the Belgian capital. EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
The final is taking place at the Flanders Expo, which is expected to house 13,000 fans per day. Julian Finney/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
The star attraction is undoubtedly Britain's Andy Murray, part of the "Big Four" in tennis. The world No. 2 hasn't lost a Davis Cup match this year, going 8-0. Julian Finney/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Great Britain has beaten the U.S., France and Australia -- the three other nations that host grand slam tournaments -- on the way to its first final since 1978. Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images
Belgium is led by world No. 16 David Goffin, who had a breakthrough 2014 -- winning two titles. He has reached another two ATP finals this year. Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images Europe
Belgium has only played in one other Davis Cup final, losing to Great Britain in 1904. JOHN THYS/AFP/AFP/Getty Images