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Latest update : 2011-07-09

France's Michael Llorda and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga defeated Germany's Philip Petzschner and Christopher Kas in Saturday's doubles, 7-6 (7/4), 6-4, 6-4, in a match that lasted 2hr 15min. France will now face either the US or Spain in September's semis.

AFP - France are through to the semi-finals of the Davis Cup after their victory in Saturday's doubles gave them an unassailable 3-0 lead against Germany in Stuttgart.

Michael Llodra and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga overcame Philipp Petzschner and Christopher Kas in straight sets, 7-6 (7/4), 6-4, 6-4, in a match that lasted 2hr 15min.

On Friday, Richard Gasquet came from two sets down to beat German number one Florian Mayer 4-6, 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-3 before Gael Monfils beat Philipp Kohlschreiber 7-6, (7/3), 7-6 (7/5), 6-4.

The French will now face either the United States or Spain in September's semis.

Date created : 2011-07-09

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