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Adam Duerson
October 02, 2006
Getting fired up to play is an important part of Davis Cup success, but as Brazil discovered last week, it doesn't guarantee victory. Heavy rains in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, delayed the first day of matches in the Cup tie between the host country and Sweden, and workers set the clay court ablaze to speed the drying process. On Monday, Sweden's Robin S�derling used his blazing serve to beat Flavio Saretta in straight sets, giving the visitors a 3--1 win and knocking Brazil out of the World Group playoffs for the 2007 Cup.
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October 02, 2006

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Getting fired up to play is an important part of Davis Cup success, but as Brazil discovered last week, it doesn't guarantee victory. Heavy rains in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, delayed the first day of matches in the Cup tie between the host country and Sweden, and workers set the clay court ablaze to speed the drying process. On Monday, Sweden's Robin S�derling used his blazing serve to beat Flavio Saretta in straight sets, giving the visitors a 3--1 win and knocking Brazil out of the World Group playoffs for the 2007 Cup.

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