Alexis Galarneau pumps his fist.

Photo : Martin Sidorjak

Team Canada presented by Sobeys may have dropped both matches to the Netherlands on day one of their Davis Cup playoff tie, but it was not all doom and gloom for the Canadians.

One bright spot was the performance of Alexis Galarneau, who was making his Davis Cup debut and had a trial by fire in his first match against US Open quarter-finalist Botic van de Zandschulp.

The 23-year-old Canadian may have lost in straight sets, but fans were impressed by his performance.

Starting Strong