Howdy. I've been knocked back by an odd flu-like ailment for a few days, but I wanted to refresh the page and offer you a new gathering place for discussion. And how about that job by team USA in Switzerland? Late Friday, we were trying to sort out how to handle a potentially Super Sunday in Fribourg, coverage-wise, when it occurred to me that we may not even have to deal with that kind of a problem.
After all, the U.S. had a number of interesting doubles options, and while Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka have won Olympic doubles gold, neither of them has the vast doubles experience of a Mike Bryan. The decision to hold Ryan Harrison, much as it might have steamed young Ryan, was a wise if risky one. It paid off and resulted in a clean sweep, 3-0.
I'll have some thoughts on that tie tomorrow, and perhaps look at some of the other results produced in this unpredictable Davis Cup weekend. Now, though, I'm just going to crawl back into bed. Feel free to continue your ongoing discussions here, or to start new ones, below.