December 4, 1992 |
Let's see, the Davis Cup finals begin today, featuring star-crossed teams playing for the international championship of tennis. The underdog is the team from Switzerland, which didn't expect to be here, mainly because it has never been here. It's a team of only two players that dumped its Davis Cup captain only six weeks ago. Can the Swiss win? The odds are stacked against them. Czech-born Swiss Jakob Hlasek said he learned something about the role of underdog from watching a lot of Westerns.