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Argentina's Acasuso to replace injured Del Potro in Davis Cup finals

Updated: November 23, 2008, 10:04 AM ET
Reuters

MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina -- Argentina No. 1 Juan Martin Del Potro was replaced by Jose Acasuso for the first reverse singles in the Davis Cup final on Sunday due to injury.

Spain, leading 2-1, replaced David Ferrer, its top-ranked player, with Fernando Verdasco.

Del Potro pulled a muscle in his right leg during his loss to Feliciano Lopez on Friday.

The 20-year-old, who rocketed into the top 10 this year, had already been suffering from a toe injury.

"I could have gone ...

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