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Cohesive unit unites U.S. Davis Cup team

History has shown that being on the U.S Davis Cup team doesn't equate to being great teammates. But the foursome Patrick McEnroe has assembled for the last two years couldn't be a tighter bunch -- on and off the court.

Updated: November 26, 2007, 12:28 PM ET
By Bonnie D. Ford | Special to ESPN.com

There will be banners and bunting festooning Portland Memorial Coliseum this weekend, costume jewelry for this old battle axe of an arena where the U.S. team will host Russia in the first Davis Cup final on home hard court since 1992.

A color guard will march out before the matches on each of the three days and national anthems will be sung, and the four U.S. players who have formed an unusually cohesive unit these last few years will stand at attention in navy blue and white outfits, distinguished ...

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