Posts Tagged France

Davis Cup: Vesely salvages pride for Czechs

French tennis players celebrate after defeating Czech Republic and winning the semifinal of the Davis Cup at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

PARIS (AP) — Setting their sights on a first Davis Cup win since 2001, the French players are finding extra motivation in the daunting task awaiting them.

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France beats Lithuania 95-93 for bronze at WCup

France's Rudy Gobert and Thomas Heurtel celebrate their bronze medal at the end of the match during the 3rd place final of the World Basketball between France and Lithuania at the Palacio de los Deportes stadium in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

MADRID (AP) — France came from behind in the final quarter to beat Lithuania 95-93 and win the bronze medal at the Basketball World Cup on Saturday.

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France qualifies for Davis Cup final

France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, left, and Richard Gasquet celebrate winning a set against Radek Stepanek and Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic during their doubles match in the semifinal of the Davis Cup at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

PARIS (AP) — Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Richard Gasquet put France back in the Davis Cup final by winning the doubles and ending the two-year reign of the Czech Republic on Saturday.

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Kim leads Webb by 1 shot at Evian after 3 rounds

Hyo Joo Kim of South Korea watches the flight of her ball on the second hole during the third round of the Evian Championship women's golf tournament in Evian, eastern France, Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — South Korean teenager Hyo-Joo Kim emerged from a third round riddled with errors by contenders to lead the Evian Championship by a stroke on Saturday and in sight of her first major.

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France leads Czech Republic 2-0 in Davis Cup

France's Richard Gasquet returns the ball against Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic during their single match in the semifinal of the Davis Cup at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

PARIS (AP) — France made big steps towards its first Davis Cup final since 2010 after Richard Gasquet and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga gave the hosts a 2-0 lead over two-time defending champion Czech Republic in the semifinals on Friday.

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