The French Tennis Federation requires a new Davis Cup captain after Amelie Mauresmo opted to coach Lucas Pouille instead.
Wildcards have been handed to Great Britain and Argentina for the revamped Davis Cup Finals in 2019.
France's veteran pair Julien Benneteau and Nicolas Mahut beat Spain's Feliciano Lopez and Marcel Granollers in straight sets.
Rafael Nadal will miss Spain's Davis Cup semi-final against France next weekend due to the knee injury that forced him to retire at the US Open, the Spanish tennis federation said Saturday.
The International Tennis Federation's proposals for a new Davis Cup format were passed by a vote in Orlando on Thursday.
France need just one more win to seal Davis Cup glory, as Belgium fell to defeat in Saturday's doubles rubber.
Both Davis Cup semi-finals are poised at 1-1 after an epic win for Australia's Nick Kyrgios and a routine victory for Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.
Canada's Denis Shapovalov has been fined for hitting the umpire with the ball during his country's Davis Cup tie against Great Britain, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced on Monday.
Carlos Berlocq kept Argentina alive in the Davis Cup as Great Britain and Spain reached the quarter-finals.
Novak Djokovic was far from his best against Daniil Medvedev, while Argentina are facing an early Davis Cup exit at the hands of Italy.
While Andy Murray will not be on Davis Cup duty this weekend, Novak Djokovic hopes to get back to winning ways as part of Serbia's side.
The Davis Cup final is evenly poised at 1-1 after Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina beat Croatia's Ivo Karlovic in four sets.
Davis Cup holders Great Britain completed the first step of what would be an amazing comeback as they beat Argentina in Saturday's doubles.
The row between Bernard Tomic and Nick Kyrgios escalated as the latter took to Twitter to respond to criticism from his countryman.
Just as he had at Roland Garros in 2015, Stan Wawrinka proved too hot for Novak Djokovic to handle at Flushing Meadows on Sunday.
Triumphs for Andy Murray and Kei Nishikori kept Great Britain and Japan equal, while Switzerland slumped to defeat against Italy.
Novak Djokovic is one win away from his third US Open title after seeing off Gael Monfils in a strange semi-final.
Great Britain will begin their Davis Cup defence against Japan in Birmingham in 2016, while France face Canada in Guadeloupe.
World number two Andy Murray made himself heard at the US Open on Thursday, downing tenacious Spaniard Marcel Granollers in straight sets to reach the third round.
Great Britain ended a 34-year wait for a Davis Cup semi-final berth, as Andy Murray beat Gilles Simon to advance.
Rafael Nadal has agreed to play at the Brisbane International in a change to his usual schedule.
Ukrainian fifth seed Alexandr Dolgopolov was upstaged by Horacio Zeballos at the ATP 250 event in Los Cabos on Tuesday.
Stan Wawrinka claimed an early lead against Kei Nishikori but fell away badly thereafter to exit the Rogers Cup at the semi-final stage.
Stan Wawrinka stormed into his first semi-final at the ATP Toronto Masters on Friday, thrashing South Africa's Kevin Anderson 6-1, 6-3.
Milos Raonic and Novak Djokovic both had straight-set wins at the Rogers Cup in Toronto to move into the last 16.
The blue surface of the Rogers Cup will be a welcome sight to Novak Djokovic after his Wimbledon disaster.
Gael Monfils was finally able to dig deep and respond to adversity in a final by beating Ivo Karlovic in three sets.
American John Isner, Frenchman Gael Monfils and Australian Bernard Tomic advanced at the Citi Open.
Pablo Cuevas' hopes of earning a third title in 2016 were ended by the in-form Martin Klizan, who maintained his perfect record in finals.