PAU, France, April 9 (UPI) -- Russia ended its Davis Cup quarterfinal against France by taking a 4-1 victory Sunday.
"It would have been more difficult for me if I had not served so well," said Tursunov.
Russia has won its last three meetings with France in Davis Cup play, capturing the title in Paris in 2002 and winning a quarterfinal tie last year in Moscow.
Next up for Russia is the United States on Sept. 22-24. The U.S. team beat Chile Sunday in their quarterfinal contest Sunday.