The French veterans, both aged 36, defeated Marcel Granollers and Feliciano Lopez 6-0, 6-4, 7-6 (7) on the indoor hard court set up inside the Pierre Mauroy soccer stadium.
"At this level, in a semi-final, it's all about who goes for it".
The US had to win to keep their World Group semi-final tie alive in Zadar after Croatia had won the opening two singles rubbers on Friday.
France, captained by 1983 French Open victor Yannick Noah, will meet either Croatia or the United States in the final.
Benoit Paire overcame nerves to win on his Davis Cup debut and Lucas Pouille won a five-set battle as the pair gave defending champion France a 2-0 lead over Spain in the semifinals on Friday. Despite the absence of Japanese talisman Kei Nishikori, the home side took an unassailable 3-0 lead in Osaka after Ben McLachlan and Yasutaka Uchiyama thrashed Tomislav Brkic and Nerman Fatic 6-2, 6-4, 6-4.
Yet he has grown into a much more reliable and consistent performer in 2018 which prompted the champions' captain Yannick Noah to select him for his first tie at the unlikely age of 29 and he was rewarded with a virtuoso and merciless performance against an ailing opponent. "You can't wait for the mistake", Noah said.
"We've decided that it should not be more than three rackets per set".
Bautista-Agut did his utmost to get Spain on the scoreboard, winning the first set of his match against Pouille and then staving off seven set points in the second set before finally losing a close tiebreaker.
Spain turned up in Lille without Rafael Nadal.
"We knew there was some risk in playing but I felt really good yesterday and made a decision to play", explained Carreno Busta.
Pouille and Bautista Agut fought for 3 hours, 41 minutes in the northern city of Lille. "But I felt it again and it was getting worse so that at 3-0, 4-0 in the second set I knew it was impossible to come back". The Frenchman was erratic at times and sharp at the end.
Still, Pouille was rewarded for his boldness, earning the key break at 4-4 in the fifth. "Let's wait until he breaks five or six rackets, you'll all love it and when you look at my face it'll be a amusing sight".
Hundreds of thousands of homes across North and SC are without power and tens of thousands of people are in emergency shelters . Three more people died in Duplin County due to flash flooding, according to a post on the sheriff's department's Facebook page.
Cette fois-ci, c'est bien en solo que l'artiste se produira, avec un nouveau spectacle concocté pour l'occasion . La billetterie ouvrira ce jeudi 20 septembre 2018, à 10h sur le site de son producteur Bleu citron .
Sa chaîne C8 avait de son côté tenté de tempérer avec un tweet: "Sur C8, les dirigeants de TF1 ont tout notre respect". Le groupe de Martin Bouygues étudie "toutes les voies juridiques possibles" pour répondre à l'animateur de C8.
Trump Jr has yet to comment on the post following the identification of Ford. "These are all the ills that I was trying to avoid". A split over the nomination seemed to be emerging among the GOP. "I did not do this back in high school or at any time", he said.
The fans of the show were also able to find out what other name options there were for the now 9-month-old daughter. In the clip, Kim echoed the earlier sentiment that she definitely prefers shorter names. "A one-syllable name.
Sverrir Gudnason steps in for Daniel Craig as Blomkvist, who we finally see in action for the first time in this new trailer. Also in the cast are Sylvia Hoeks , Claes Bang , Christopher Convery , Synnøve Macody Lund , and Vicky Krieps .
Gordon was on the field for 69 snaps (78 percent of the Browns' plays), but had only three passes thrown his way. Josh Gordon , who spent six years with the Browns organization, battled through a lot of off-field issues.
Eric Tryggeseth, 59, found his home in Leland, North Carolina, without power and with a tree lying in his front yard. Floodwaters surround homes in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence in Newport, N.C., Monday, Sept. 17, 2018.
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Where Did Christine Blasey Ford Go to High School?
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Caver sues Elon Musk for defamation
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Patriots defense struggles in loss to Jaguars
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Carson Wentz of Philadelphia Eagles will start in Week 3
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