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