• Roger Federer to face Monfils in Davis Cup final

    LILLE, France (AP) — Saying he has recovered from a back injury, Roger Federer has the chance to finally win one of the only notable titles missing from his collection.

    Associated Press
  • Davis Cup final draw

    LILLE France (Reuters) - Draw for the Davis Cup final between France and Switzerland to be played from Friday to Sunday at Lille's Pierre Mauroy stadium: Friday First singles (play starts at 8 AM ET): Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (France) v Stan Wawrinka (Switzerland) Gael Monfils (France) v Roger Federer…

  • 'Golden oldie' Matthew stays on title defence course

    Doha (AFP) - Nick Matthew kept alive his chances of defending the World Open title and also of becoming the oldest man ever to win it by reaching the semi-finals on Wednesday.

  • Wawrinka forgets London trauma, ready for Davis Cup final

    By Julien Pretot LILLE France (Reuters) - 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. The world number four wasted four match points in losing a tight semi-final to Roger…

  • Scott begins defense of Australian Masters title

    Adam Scott will attempt to win his third Australian Masters title in a row on yet another renowned Melbourne sand-belt course, and with a tryout caddie on his bag.

    The Associated Press
  • INTERVIEW-Tennis-Returning Rafa ready to roll once again

    By Michael Hann LONDON, Nov 19 (Reuters) - As years go 2014 has not been a good one for Rafa Nadal but with his injury troubles seemingly behind him, the Spaniard is confident he will be back to his best next season. Nadal, blighted by back and wrist injuries this year, underwent surgery to remove…

  • Federer set to face France in Davis Cup final

    By Julien Pretot LILLE France (Reuters) - 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. The 17-time grand slam champion, looking to give the Swiss a maiden…

  • Djokovic to make Davis Cup return for Serbia

    BELGRADE (Reuters) - Serbia’s world number one Novak Djokovic will return to Davis Cup action after a season's absence when he leads his country against Croatia in the first round in March, he said on Wednesday. "Novak returns to the Serbia Davis Cup team for the first-round tie against Croatia…

  • Federer and Wawrinka play down London row

    By Julien Pretot LILLE France (Reuters) - With the Davis Cup final against France looming, Roger Federer and his Swiss team mate Stan Wawrinka on Tuesday played down talk of an internal row, sparked by the pair's fiery clash at the ATP World Tour Finals last week. During their semi-final encounter…

  • Federer injury and spat hit Switzerland's Davis Cup bid

    PARIS (Reuters) - Switzerland's preparations for the Davis Cup Final against France in Lille on Sunday have been disrupted by a back injury to Roger Federer and a spat within the Swiss camp. The 17-times grand slam champion, chasing the only major title to elude him, withdrew from Sunday's ATP…