France

Joy For The French: Determined France Reaches Fed Cup Final

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2019 (by Michael Dickens) On the final day of France’s Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group semifinal tie against Romania, French captain Julien Benneteau took some calculated risks, but they all turned out well. When it […]

Grosjean Named As France’s New Davis Cup Captain

STARNBERG, December 17, 2018 The French Tennis Federation has named Sebastien Grosjean as the country’s new Davis Cup captain for 2019 and 2020. Grosjean will also lead the men’s team for the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020. “The French team […]

Croatia Wins 2018 Davis Cup

LILLE, November 25, 2018 (by Michael Dickens) Yannick Noah made his decision. The French team captain went with his head instead of his heart. Or did he? After much debate – and faced with a 2-1 deficit entering the final day […]

After Mahut And Herbert Saved The Day, Can France Go All The Way?

LILLE, November 25, 2018 (by Michael Dickens) Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert were resilient from first ball to last ball on Saturday. The French duo saved the day for France by winning their doubles rubber against Croatia in the 2018 […]

Stayin’ Alive: France Solid In Doubles Rubber Triumph

LILLE, November 24, 2018 (by Michael Dickens) Going into the second day of the 2018 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Final, the last Davis Cup final using the traditional two-nation three-day format, France needed to win Saturday’s doubles rubber in […]

State Of Play: France Faces Do-Or-Die In Doubles Rubber

LILLE, November 24, 2018 (by Michael Dickens) The 2018 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Final between defending champion France and Croatia continues on Saturday with the French facing a do-or-die situation in front of their home fans in Lille. When […]

With Strength In Numbers, Noah Gives Nod To Chardy Over Pouille

WASHINGTON, November 23, 2018 (by Michael Dickens) When the Davis Cup by PNB Paribas Final nominations were revealed Thursday afternoon inside Stade Pierre Mauroy, one big name absent from France’s lineup that team captain Yannick Noah submitted was Lucas Pouille, […]