Argentina's Chances w/o Coria and Nalbandian

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  1. tykrum

    tykrum Rookie

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    How do you guys feel about their chances against Belarus without their top two? They are playing on a fast surface against a team who boasts one of the best serve and volleyers on tour, but I think they still have by far the deeper team with Canas and Calleri. I'd love to see a USA/Argentina semi, and I think both teams will pull out close matches this weekend.
     
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  2. Ballmachine

    Ballmachine Semi-Pro

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    Look for Canas to be the MVP and do some major damage this weekend. It will be very close, but Canas will pull the Argentines to victory!
     
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  3. Ballmachine

    Ballmachine Semi-Pro

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    Looks like I was way off with this one. Argentina is in big trouble now, down 2-0. Apparently the home team, Belarus, has chosen a lightning fast indoor carpet court for the venue. That's a great choice for Max Myrni and Vladamir Voltchkov. These two are much better on a fast court, and Voltchkov actually made the semi's of Wimbledon a few years back before Pete stomped him.
     
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  4. python

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    Good outcome for the US. Playing Belarus in the US is a way better alternative than facing Argentina with possible Nalbie and Coria back in the lineup.

    Fish and Roddick should have an easier time against Myrni and Voltchkov than they did with Bjorkman and Enqvist, particularly if they use the same gritty court in Delray Beach they did against Sweden.
     
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  5. PureCarlosMoyaDrive

    PureCarlosMoyaDrive Professional

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    Looks like that the US is into the finals... If they play Spain (who I strongly believe they will), it will be ugly. Spain will choose clay, and with Moya and Ferrero in singles, the US won't have a chance. If they play France, they get home court in the US, but France is good on literally ANY surface. Still think that the US would win that, but it would still be really tough.
     
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