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If Great Britain choose to play France at Wimbledon in the Davis Cup quarter-final a week after the All England Club’s championship final, a precedent exists – although it stirs grim memories for those who saw Ecuador win 3-2, consigning the hosts to years in the wilderness.
The All England Club let the national team on to the rehabbed grass of Court No 1 the weekend after the 2000 final and 11,000 fans witnessed a rolling anticlimax as Greg Rusedski and Arvind Parmar lost the opening and closing singles, while the doubles team of Parmar and Tim Henman also slipped up. It was all witnessed live on the BBC, compounding the humiliation.
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