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Americans ready for red-hot Nadal

The U.S. has two players ranked in the top eight and the No. 1 doubles team. So why is there a queasiness in the air for the Davis Cup quarterfinal tie with Spain? Greg Garber explains.

Updated: March 21, 2007, 6:07 PM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

The seats -- each and every one of 43,500 in the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Winston-Salem, N.C. -- are sold out. The U.S. Davis Cup team features two singles players ranked among the top eight in the world, not to mention the No. 1 doubles team. The surface is Latex-ite and will be hard and fast, which should play to America's strengths.

Why, then, is there a queasiness in the air as the tennis community awaits the keenly anticipated April 6-8 Davis Cup quarterfinal ...

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