The slow hard court became the third player in Friday's two Davis Cup quarterfinal matches between the United States and Sweden.
If there could be a favorable draw in a situation where you're outranked, Sweden probably got it against the United States.
It might have looked like a preview of next week's Davis Cup tie between the United States and Sweden, but when Andy Roddick plays Jonas Bjorkman, you never know which way it will go.
The Americans took the first step in their goal to bring home the Davis Cup. But the next rounds won't be easy.