France’s Gasquet shocked by Czech Machac in opening Davis Cup clash

A 21-year-old debutant surprised a veteran Frenchman in the first match of the weekend in Innsbruck

Davis Cup | Draw Schedule

Veteran Richard Gasquet was stunned on Thursday in the opening match of France’s Davis Cup Finals clash with Czech Republic, beaten 7-6(3), 6-2 by 21-year-old Tomas Machac.

His 35-year-old opponent racked up the unforced errors, and debutant Machac finished in impressive style sending down a huge ace.

It was the first match of the weekend in Innsbruck, hosting Group C which also includes Great Britain.

Your comments

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *