Originally Posted by Daniel.
Russia definitely isn't the force it was 2 to 5 years ago but they still have so much depth with in the top 100.
Just throwing it out there - the venue at Cairns is a possibility... I saw the Davis Cup tie vs Belgium and the heat was brutal. What other potential advantages can we think of?
Get the Rodionovas to sit on the sidelines and mutter curse words at them in Russian?