Davis Cup: John Isner pulls U.S. even with France

continued from page 2

Question of the Day

Should Congress make English the official language of the U.S.?

View results

“I agreed with him that my balls were landing a bit short, and that (Tsonga) was playing the match on his own terms,” Harrison said.

Their chat seemed to work, with Harrison beating Tsonga in the third set, breaking his serve three times.

“I think he’s an unpolished diamond,” Courier said. “You don’t want to snuff out someone’s fire. Ryan is a high energy guy, my job is to help him nurture that energy.”

But Tsonga drew on his experience and regained control of the match in the fourth set, taking Harrison’s serve with a smash and holding for a 3-0 lead.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

blog comments powered by Disqus
Get Adobe Flash player