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Byline: Charles Bricker
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. _ U.S. players, heavy underdogs in the Davis Cup final, were scheduled to leave for Spain on Monday, almost exactly nine years to the day the 1995 team flew to Russia and produced perhaps the greatest, most dramatic win in Cup history.
On clay, his worst surface, Pete Sampras played all three days, won his Friday singles and went into a full body cramp at the finish, then came back to win the doubles with Todd Martin on Saturday and clinched the championship with a singles win on Sunday.
Can this year's team, led by Andy Roddick and also playing on clay, reprise that spectacular road triumph in its Dec. 3-5 tie?
``One of the great things about the away match is that it's easier to keep your guys focused,'' said Tom Gullikson, who coached the `95 team and made the tough …