Tennis: Pain in Spain

The curious thing about Spain's defeat of the U.S. in last week's Davis Cup interzone semifinal was that it wasn't even an upset. True, Spain had never exactly been a world power in tennis, but it did boast the world's best clay-court player in Manuel Santana, 27, a tenacious, skillful shotmaker who had won his last eight Davis Cup singles matches without losing a set. And when the visiting Americans got a look at the copper-colored center court at Barcelona's Real Club de Tenis, they knew they were in trouble. Slowed even more than...

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