France beat Canada to reach Davis Cup quarter-finals

 06 Mar 2016 - 8:37

France beat Canada to reach Davis Cup quarter-finals
France tennis players Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (left) and Richard Gasquet celebrate after winning the Davis Cup World Group first-round double match, on March 5, 2016. PHOTO: AFP


Baie-Mahault, France: France reached the Davis Cup quarter-finals on Saturday when Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Richard Gasquet defeated Vasek Pospisil and Philip Bester 7-6 (7/4), 6-1, 7-6 (7/4) for an unassailable 3-0 lead over Canada.

France will host Germany or travel to the Czech Republic for the quarter-finals from July 15-17.

The Czechs were leading Germany 2-1 in their first round tie in Hanover on Saturday.

AFP