Despite the defeat of Richard Gasquet from the start, the Blues overthrew the Czech Republic (2-1) thanks to Adrian Mannarino and the Herbert-Mahut duo.
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The France team has an appointment in Innsbruck, Thursday, November 25, to challenge the Czech Republic in three matches, two singles matches and one in doubles. An opposition to follow from 4 p.m., in a closed-door stadium.
The French team will be made up of the pair Pierre-Hugues Herbert-Nicolas Mahut, winner of the ATP Masters doubles in Turin, Richard Gasquet (86th worldwide), preferred to Hugo Gaston (66th worldwide), and Adrian Mannarino (71st worldwide) for the second single, rather than ‘Arthur Rinderknech (58th world).
Opposed to Thomas Machac (143rd world), Richard Gasquet gave in in straight sets. The French had an illusion in the first set (7-6 ), before completely releasing in the second set (6-2). Adrian Mannarino made up for it by beating Jiri Vesely (6-7 , 6-4, 6-2). At the moment, Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert are opposed to Zdenek Kolar and Jiri Lehecka. After losing the first set (3-6), the French duo rectified the situation in the second set (6-4) before winning (6-3). Thanks to their duo, the Blues have disposed of the Czechs (2-1).