Pretoria - Monaco
took a 1-0 lead in the Euro-Africa Group Two tie against South Africa
after Davis Cup debutant, Romain Arneodo caused an upset in the opening
match of the tie at the Irene Country Club in Centurion.
Arneodo earned himself a hard-fought 7-5, 3-6, 7-5, 5-7, 6-4 win over
stalwart Rik de Voest, in a gruelling match that lasted four and a half
In the reverse singles on Sunday De
Voest will be up against Benjamin Balleret while Nik Scholtz takes on
Arneodo in the last match of the tie.