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PARIS, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Richard Gasquet and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga fired France into the Davis Cup final for the first time since 2010 on Saturday when they secured a 3-0 lead against holders Czech Republic thanks to some fine selections by captain Arnaud Clement.
GENEVA, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Italy kept alive their hopes of reaching the Davis Cup final when Fabio Fognini and Simone Bolelli won a five-set doubles rubber against Swiss pair Stanislas Wawrinka and Marco Chiudinelli on Saturday.
Sept 13 (Infostrada Sports) - Latest from the Davis Cup World Group Semifinal match between France and Czech Republic on Saturday 5-France beat 1-Czech Republic 3-0 On Friday Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (France) beat Lukas Rosol (Czech Republic) 6-2 6-2 6-3 Richard Gasquet (France) beat Tomas Berdych (Czech Republic) 6-3 6-2 6-3 On Saturday Richard Gasquet/Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (France) beat Tomas Berdych/Radek Stepan
PARIS, Sept 13 (Reuters) - France reached the Davis Cup final on Saturday after Richard Gasquet and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga gave the hosts an unassailable 3-0 lead over holders Czech Republic by beating Tomas Berdych and Radek Stepanek 6-7(4) 6-4 7-6(5) 6-1 in the doubles.
Sept 13 (Infostrada Sports) - Latest from the Davis Cup World Group Semifinal match between Switzerland and Italy on Saturday Switzerland lead Italy 2-1 On Friday Stanislas Wawrinka (Switzerland) beat Fabio Fognini (Italy) 6-2 6-3 6-2 Roger Federer (Switzerland) beat Simone Bolelli (Italy) 7-6(5) 6-4 6-4 On Saturday Simone Bolelli/Fabio Fognini (Italy) beat Stanislas Wawrinka/Marco Chiudinelli (Switzerland) 7-
Sept 13 (Reuters) - German top seed Sabine Lisicki and Czech Karolina Pliskova both survived second-set meltdowns during their semi-finals on Saturday to set up a title clash in the WTA Hong Kong Open.
LONDON, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Alex Ferguson, a Scotsman who has made his name in England as an icon of British sport, puts it this way: "We don't live in a foreign country; we are just in another part of the family of the UK."
GENEVA, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Roger Federer overcame some tough early resistance from Simone Bolelli and Stanislas Wawrinka eased past Fabio Fognini as Switzerland raced 2-0 ahead in their Davis Cup semi-final against Italy in Geneva on Friday.
Sept 12 (Infostrada Sports) - Latest from the Davis Cup World Group Semifinal match between Switzerland and Italy on Friday Switzerland lead Italy 2-0 On Friday Stanislas Wawrinka (Switzerland) beat Fabio Fognini (Italy) 6-2 6-3 6-2 Roger Federer (Switzerland) beat Simone Bolelli (Italy) 7-6(5) 6-4 6-4
PARIS, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Richard Gasquet justified France captain Arnaud Clement's faith with a crushing defeat of Czech Tomas Berdych as the hosts made a flying start in their bid to reach the Davis Cup final for the first time since 2010 on Friday.