Top Frenchmen snubbed for Davis Cup

French Davis Cup captain Yannick Noah has convened six players for a 10-day clay training camp ahead of the Davis Cup final.

Lucas Pouille, Richard Gasquet, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Jérémy Chardy and doubles stars Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert (who’ll be at the ATP Tour Finals) got the call.

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Pouille’s 2018 has been terrible. Tsonga hasn’t played on clay since the 2017 Davis Cup semifinals, or five sets since the Australian Open (on hard court).

Left aside: Gaël Monfils, Benoit Paire, Julien Benneteau (who continued his season, just in case) and the oft-overlooked Gilles Simon, who’s … 6-1 against Marin Cilic.

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