Bulging biceps, tag teams, marathon sessions, tattoos, bears, Eastern Europeans, Brazilians…
Yes, my friends, it must be Davis Cup!
Great Britain v Austria, 2-3
For British newbie Bogdanovic, playing in front of the home crowd at AELTC caused some performance anxiety against Peya.
Switzerland v Belgium, 4 – 1
The dream team of R-Fed and S-Waw cleaned up.
Croatia v Brazil, 4 – 1
Save for a clutch doubles match by Melo and Sa, Croatia takes all the matches.
Netherlands v South Korea, 3 – 2
Hyung-Taik Lee swept his singles matches, but it wasn’t enough.
Romania v India, 4 – 1
As expected, Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi win their doubles match.