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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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Davis Cup: Australia back into World Group in 2015

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Lleyton Hewitt and Chris Guccione put Australia back in the top-tier Davis Cup World Group for 2015 after beating Uzbekistan’s Denis Istomin and Farrukh Dustov 6-3, 7-6 (5), 6-2 in doubles on Saturday to give the host an unassailable 3-0 lead.

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Isner, US take 1-0 lead over Slovakia in Davis Cup

John Isner, of the United States, pumps his fist after breaking the serve of Norbert Gombos, of Slovakia, during the third set of a Davis Cup tennis match Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, at the Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Ill.   (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) — John Isner used his thundering serve Friday night to beat Norbert Gombos 7-6 (5), 6-4, 6-2 and give the U.S. a 1-0 lead over Slovakia in their Davis Cup World Group playoff.

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Spain takes 1-0 lead over Brazil in Davis Cup

SAO PAULO (AP) — Roberto Bautista Agut defeated Rogerio Dutra Silva 6-0, 6-1, 6-3 on Friday to give Spain a 1-0 lead over Brazil in a World Group playoff in the Davis Cup.

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Argentina takes 1-0 lead vs Israel in Davis Cup

Argentina's Leonardo Mayer celebrates after defeating Israel's Bar Tzuf Botzer 6-4, 3-6, 6-2, 6-1 in a Davis Cup tennis match, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Leonardo Mayer defeated Bar Botzer 6-4, 3-6, 6-2, 6-1 Friday to give Argentina a 1-0 lead over Israel in the Davis Cup World Group playoff.

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