Roger Federer

Vintage Federer seals first Davis Cup for Switzerland


LILLE, France - Roger Federer produced a vintage performance to crush Richard Gasquet 6-4 6-2 6-2 and seal Switzerland's maiden Davis Cup title with a 3-1 win over hosts France on Sunday.

Gasquet to face Federer in Davis Cup singles

LILLE, France - Richard Gasquet was called up in place of Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to face Roger Federer in the first reverse singles of the Davis Cup final between France and Switzerland, organizers said on Sunday.

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French mood slumps after doubles defeat

LILLE France - France spirits soared when Gael Monfils beat Roger Federer to keep them on track for a 10th Davis Cup title but the mood changed dramatically after Saturday's defeat in the doubles.

22 Nov 2014

Switzerland on the brink of Davis Cup glory after doubles win

LILLE France - Switzerland made a big step toward a maiden Davis Cup title when they took a 2-1 lead in the final against hosts France with Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka's 6-3 7-5 6-4 win in the doubles against Richard Gasquet and Julien Benneteau on Saturday.

22 Nov 2014

Federer and Wawrinka to play Davis Cup final doubles

LILLE France - Switzerland's Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka will pair up for Saturday's doubles in the Davis Cup final against France, organizers said.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 22 Nov 2014

Gael-force Monfils blows France back into final

LILLE France - Gael Monfils rose to the occasion as he upset Roger Federer 6-1 6-4 6-3 to help France level the Davis Cup final with Switzerland 1-1 on Friday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 21 Nov 2014

Beaten Federer consoled by shaking 'ghost' off his back

LILLE France - Despite his defeat by Gael Monfils in Friday's second singles rubber of the Davis Cup final, Roger Federer found something to smile about as the Swiss got "a ghost" off his back.

21 Nov 2014

Wawrinka forgets London trauma, ready for Davis Cup final

LILLE France - Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka left the ATP World Tour Finals feeling wrecked last weekend but said on Thursday he had fully recovered for the Davis Cup final against France.

20 Nov 2014

Federer set to face France in Davis Cup final

LILLE France - Switzerland's Roger Federer, who has been hampered by back problems, has been named to play in the second singles rubber of the Davis Cup final against France's Gael Monfils on Friday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 20 Nov 2014

Davis Cup final draw

LILLE France - Draw for the Davis Cup final between France and Switzerland to be played from Friday to Sunday at Lille's Pierre Mauroy stadium:

20 Nov 2014
Roger Federer of Switzerland returns a shot to Radek Stepanek of Czech Republic during their match at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in Flushing Meadows in New York, in this August 31, 2008 file photo.  REUTERS/Jeff Haynes/Files

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