Prague, July 16 (IANS) The Czech Republic drew with France 1-1 after the first day’s action of their Davis Cup tennis tournament quarter-final tie in Trinec, Czech Republic.

In the opening singles, match on Friday, Czech player Lukas Rosol beat French Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, the current No.10 in ATP rankings, 6-4, 3-6, 4-6, 7-6, 6-4. After that, Czech player Jiri Vesely lost to Lucas Pouille 6-7, 4-6 and 5-7 in the second game, reports Xinhua.

On Saturday, Czech players Radek Stepanek and Adam Pavlasek will face the currently best doubles pair and Wimbledon winners, Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert.

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