Johansson brings Sweden level

Sweden drew level 1-1 with the United States at the end of the first day in their Davis Cup semi-final in Gothenburg on Friday when Thomas Johansson defeated James Blake 6-4, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3.

In the first rubber Andy Roddick put the Americans 1-0 ahead by defeating Joachim Johansson 7-6 (7/4), 7-6 (7/3), 6-3.