U.S. players Mike Bryan, background, and Bob Bryan react after winning their double match against French pair Michael Llodra and Julien Benneteau, in the quarterfinal of the Davis Cup between France and U.S. in Monaco Saturday April 7, 2012. The U.S. leads the competition 2-1 at the end of the second day.
On the run
Tomas Berdych from Czech Republic returns a ball to Janko Tipsarevic from Serbia during their quarterfinal Davis Cup singles tennis match in Prague. Berdych won the match securing the Czech Repubic a spot in September's semifinals.
Don't sweat it
Croatia's Marin Cilic wipes his brow as he prepares to serve to Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro in Sunday's reverse singles.
Spain's David Ferrer plays a shot to Austria's Jurgen Melzer during the fourth match of the Davis Cup World Group quarterfinal round in Spain. Ferrer defeated Melzer to land Spain a return trip to the semifinals.
Up to you
Much was on the line as France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga served to John Isner of the US during their decisive singles match on Sunday, April 8. Isner won the match securing the US a spot in the semifinals.
Out of the shadow
With Rafael Nadal sidelined, all eyes were on the next best Spanish player David Ferrer to deliver during the Davis Cup quarterfinals. And he did. Ferrer beat Austria's Jurgen Mezler 7-5, 6-3, 6-3 to qualify Spain for the semifinals.
Spain's Marcel Granollers returns the ball to Austria's Alexander Peya, bottom left, and Oliver Marach, bottom right, during the Davis Cup World Group quarterfinal round in Oropesa, Spain.
Cover the middle
Croatia's Ivo Karlovic, left, and Marin Cilic reach to return the ball to Argentina's David Nalbandian and Eduardo Schwank in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Serbia's Nenad Zimonjic, left, watches partner Ilija Bozoljac serve to Radek Stepanek and Tomas Berdych from the Czech Republic. Berdych and Stepanek won the match 6-4, 6-2, 7-6 (4) and gave Czech Republic a 2-1 lead.
Look! Over there!
India's Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna, right, speak to a match official during the Davis Cup match between Uzbekistan and India in Namangan. Uzbekistan pulled off the upset 7-6, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3.
Bump it up
US players Mike Bryan, background, and Bob Bryan react after winning their doubles match against French duo Michael Llodra and Julien Benneteau in Davis Cup quarterfinal play. The win gives the US a 2-1 lead.
John Isner, left, accepts congratulatons from French team captain Guy Forget following a straight-sets victory vs. Gilles Simon to conclude the first day of the Davis Cup quarterfinals in Monaco.
John Isner, back to camera, celebrates with American teammates after winning his match against Gilles Simon to leave the Davis Cup quarterfinal tied 1-1 through the first day of action.
France's Gilles Simon attempts to return a ball during his 6-3, 6-2, 7-5 loss to John Isner of the United States.
American John Isner, foreground, serves to France's Gilles Simon during the day's second singles match in Monaco.
John Isner serves to France's Gilles Simon during their match on the first day of Davis Cup quarterfinals action in Monaco.
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga returns the ball to Ryan Harrison en route to a 7-5, 6-2, 2-6, 6-2 victory to open the Davis Cup quarterfinals.
French player Jo-Wilfried Tsonga reacts after winning his match against U.S. team player Ryan Harrison in the quarterfinal of the Davis Cup between France and U.S. in Monaco Friday.
Ryan Harrison backhands the ball during his opening loss in the American's first meaningful Davis Cup match.
U.S. team captain Jim Courier, right, talks to Ryan Harrison during his match against France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. Harrison, playing just his second Davis Cup match, lost in four sets.
Supporters of the French team wave flags to encourage Jo-Wilfried Tsonga during his match against Ryan Harrison to open the Davis Cup Semifinals in Monaco.