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BreakPoint
11-22-2004, 12:40 AM
McEnroe to stay as Davis Cup captain through 2006

November 21, 2004

HOUSTON (AP) -- Patrick McEnroe will remain the U.S. Davis Cup captain through 2006.

McEnroe is preparing his team for the Davis Cup final against Spain in Seville on Dec. 3-5. The team, which features Andy Roddick, Mardy Fish and twins Bob and Mike Bryan, is in the final for the first time since 1997.

``Patrick's unique style as a leader and as a person has attracted and connected with a special group of young American players,'' U.S. Tennis Association chief executive Arlen Kantarian said Sunday. ``We're thrilled to have him continue as captain.''

McEnroe debuted as Davis Cup captain in 2001, succeeding brother John, and has a 7-3 record entering next month's title matches. McEnroe competed in Davis Cup in 1993, 1994 and 1996 and coached the U.S. men's team at the Athens Olympics.

Rabbit
11-22-2004, 06:35 AM
That's the best news.....wait the phone is ringing.

Dedans Penthouse
11-22-2004, 06:42 AM
"hello? ............... hello? ..................... hello? ..................... hello? .................

rafael
11-22-2004, 09:33 AM
What a joke.

Brettolius
11-22-2004, 10:09 AM
well, at least mardy fish knows he's got a starting spot through '06 as well, no matter how he plays in reality, he always gives the u.s. "the best chance to win." laughable!!

ty slothrop
11-22-2004, 10:35 AM
captain ahab mcenroe, chasing that great white whale. at least if he wins, he'll have one-upped his brother at SOMEthing for once in his life. maybe then he'll just go away.
I predict that after getting mauled in seville and flaming out in australia due to fatigue a la jcf, roddie quits the team.

BreakPoint
11-22-2004, 11:18 AM
Yeah, Spadea better get plenty of ink refills for his pen and a big stack of paper, because he's probably going to have to write a lot more letters to PMac to get on the team for each tie over the next 2 years. :wink: :lol:

PusherMan
11-22-2004, 11:59 AM
Patrick McEnroe loves the game. He's OK with me.