France up 2-0; Russia even with Czech Republic
LONDON -- A vastly outclassed British Davis Cup team face an embarrassing whitewash while under-strength champions Russia came back from a first match defeat to level 1-1 after the opening day of Davis Cup action.
But top-seeded France took a firm grip of their first round match with Romania to lead 2-0.
Britain's injury-ravaged team -- missing Tim Henman and Greg Rusedski -- is propped up by 457th-ranked Alex Bogdanovic and 331st-ranked Alan Mackin.
Against world No. 1 Lleyton ...
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