“Team, team, team…. No one more important than the other.”
That quote from the legendary 1986 film Hoosiers rings true for any team competition, and the Davis Cup is tennis’ most significant–and really its only–event that generally deflects attention from specific individuals. But there is no denying that the 2015 Davis Cup season was about one man and one many only: Andy Murray.
The world No. 2 capped off a memorable year in style by delivering Great Britain its first cup since 1936 by defeating Belgium’s David Goffin on Sunday afternoon. Murray’s 6-3, 7-5, 6-3 triumph in the fourth rubber inside the Flanders Expo in Ghent gave the visiting Brits a 3-1 victory.
The Belgians had made the obvious choice to contest this tie on red clay in hopes of taking down Murray in either singles or doubles on the Scot’s least favorite surface. Ruben Bemelmans could not mount much…
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