An American ready to dig in and tackle the clay-court season? This can't be. It most certainly is, though, after Sam Querrey's startling win over Richard Gasquet in Monte Carlo to reach the quarterfinals.
Despite the unexpected pullout of Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Richard Gasquet's confounding proposal, the French squad played a spirited tie. However, it just wasn't meant to be as Andy Roddick and the Americans advanced to the Davis Cup semifinals.