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Spain has one of the best advantages for the final: They will be playing at home in Sevilla.
Spaniards chose the surface; they will play on a clay court. The world knows it. Spain is one of the best—if not the best—nation to play on clay. The last time Argentina and Spain met, it was in Mar Del Plata, and Argentina had chosen to play indoor on hard. So we can be sure of one thing: If Argentina has to choose, they wouldn't have chosen clay.
On clay in Sevilla, Costa's players will be at their best, on their favorite kind of court—except Lopez who prefers grass.
Proud to have the world's No. 2, Rafael Nadal, bring to bear Spain's colors around the world all year, Spanish fans are lucky enough to welcome two masters 1000 in Madrid and in Barcelona. Nadal is a national hero and so are Ferrer, Verdasco and Lopez. All that, added together makes almost a religion out of tennis in Almodovar's country.
For the final, no less then 27,000 tickets have been sold to see "Spanish Armada" against "Argentina's Legion" in the amazing venue of Sevilla's Olympic Stadium. And for the show to be perfect, the Spanish Tennis Federation has even covered the court with a roof (476.000€).
In a stadium full of fans gained to their cause, Spain could be transcended by supporting fans.