French test looms for Israel

By Danny Caro, September 20, 2012

Israel coach Eyal Ran believes his squad will have to overcome all the odds after drawing France in the World Group.

That was the reward following a superb performance in the playoff against Japan where Amir Weintraub was the star of the show as Israel sealed the decisive rubber to cement a 3-2 victory.

Ran said: "France have a great Davis Cup tradition, with four players ranked in the top 30. It will be really tough for us."

Last updated: 2:11pm, September 20 2012