[Yahoo] Mathieu lifts France over Sweden (AP)

Rusty Backhand
03-06-2005, 07:31 PM
Paul-Henri Mathieu blew three match points before finally outlasting gritty Thomas Johansson 6-1, 6-4, 6-7 (4), 6-4 of Sweden to clinch a 3-2 win for France in the Davis Cup World Group on Sunday. Sweden tied the match earlier in the day when Joachim Johansson rallied from a set down to beat Sebastien Grosjean 3-6, 6-1, 6-4, 6-1.