France beats Australia in Davis Cup series 5-0

Feb. 2, 2014 at 12:31 PM

LA ROCHE SUR YON, France, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- France swept Sunday's Davis Cup reverse singles matches to complete its sweep of Australia in the best-of-five series.

Julien Benneteau and Gael Monfils chalked up wins for the French, who had clinched a trip to the next round on Saturday.

Benneteau dispatched Thanasi Kokkinakis 6-4, 6-1, and Monfils followed with a 7-6 (7-5), 6-4 victory over Nick Kyrgios.

France will take on neighbor Germany in the quarterfinals in April.

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