Stuttgart, Germany, Jul 7: Richard Gasquet will play his first Davis Cup singles match in three years when he opens France's quarterfinal series in Germany against Florian Mayer.
In the second singles, France's top-ranked player Gael Monfils takes on Philipp Kohlschreiber.
France captain Guy Forget decided not to use Wimbledon semifinalist Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the singles on the slow outdoor clay court.
Tsonga and Michael Llodra will play doubles on Saturday against Christopher Kas and Philipp Petzschner.
The reverse singles are Sunday. AP