Davis Cup to have more drama in store next year

Spain's unexpected victory over Argentina showed once again that anything can happen in Davis Cup play. With blockbuster clashes like the U.S. vs. Switzerland and Spain vs. Serbia to kick things off, what lies in store next year?

Originally Published: November 25, 2008
By Kamakshi Tandon | Special to ESPN.com

What now for Captain Ahab? David Nalbandian has pursued the Davis Cup with a kind of single-minded intensity rarely seen since the ancient days when it was the most prized trophy in tennis.

But zeal curdled into belligerence, and Nalbandian was the one left holding the lion's share of the blame as Argentina let the Cup slip from its grasp this past weekend. With three finals but no wins to its credit, it is the most prominent tennis nation never to have won the team competition.

Nalbandian ...

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