[Yahoo] Sweden, France tied 1-1 (AP)

Rusty Backhand
03-04-2005, 06:46 PM
Thomas Johansson beat Sebastien Grosjean 6-4, 6-4, 7-6 (1) to lift Sweden to a 1-1 tie with France after the opening day of their Davis Cup World Group match Friday. Earlier, Paul-Henri Mathieu defeated Joachim Johansson 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 to win the first singles match and give France an early 1-0 lead. Grosjean fought back in the third set and led 5-2 only to lose his precision.