• This one's for the boys, says gracious Federer

    By Julien Pretot LILLE, France (Reuters) - Having stolen the limelight from Davis Cup stalwart Stan Wawrinka, Roger Federer quickly turned attention towards his Switzerland team mates after securing the winning point in the final against France on Sunday. Federer crushed Richard Gasquet 6-4 6-2 6-2…

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  • France captain under fire after David Cup loss

    LILLE, France (AP) -- The French tried everything to thwart Roger Federer's attempt to win the Davis Cup.

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  • Tennis-ATP Tour singles standings

    Nov 24 (Infostrada Sports) - Standings from the ATP Tour singles Points 1 (1) Novak Djokovic(Serbia) 11360 2 (2) Roger Federer(Switzerland) 9775 3 (3) Rafa Nadal(Spain) 6835 4 (4) Stanislas Wawrinka(Switzerland) 5370 5 (5) Kei Nishikori(Japan) 5025 6 (6) Andy Murray(Britain) 4675 7 (7) Tomas…

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  • Tennis - WTA Tour singles standings

    Nov 24 (Infostrada Sports) - Standings from the WTA Tour singles Points 1 (1) Serena Williams(U.S.) 8485 2 (2) Maria Sharapova(Russia) 7050 3 (3) Simona Halep(Romania) 6292 4 (4) Petra Kvitova(Czech Republic) 5966 5 (5) Ana Ivanovic(Serbia) 4820 6 (6) Agnieszka Radwanska(Poland) 4810 7 (7) Eugenie…

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  • McIlroy eyes a slice of Australian Open history

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Rory McIlroy is looking to join Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player as the only non-Australian players to have won back-to-back Australian Open titles when the world No. 1 tees off on Thursday in Sydney.

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  • Nadal to open tennis academy in home town in 2016

    MADRID (AP) — Rafael Nadal will open a tennis academy on his home island of Mallorca in 2016.

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  • Tennis-Gassquet to face Federer in Davis Cup singles

    LILLE, France, Nov 23 (Reuters) - 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, organisers said on Sunday. Tsonga did not play in Saturday's doubles despite having been tipped to…

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  • List of Davis Cup champions since 1946

    LILLE, France (Reuters) - List of Davis Cup champions and runners-up since 1946 after Switzerland beat France 3-1 in the final on Sunday: 2014 Switzerland beat France 3-1 2013 Czrch Republic beat Serbia 3-2 2012 Czech Republic beat Spain 3-2 2011 Spain beat Argentina 3-1 2010 Serbia beat France 3-2…

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  • Scott says in good shape for McIlroy showdown in Sydney

    By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Adam Scott's bid for an unprecedented hat-trick of titles at his home Australian Masters fell agonizingly short on Sunday, but the world number two declared himself in good shape ahead of his re-match with Rory McIlroy at the Australian Open this week. Scott…

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  • Davis Cup final is still all about Federer

    By Julien Pretot LILLE, France (Reuters) - It could have been Stan Wawrinka's moment, but the Davis Cup final is all about Roger Federer after all. Wawrinka has hit top form again in the wake of a convincing display at the ATP World Tour Finals, giving Switzerland the first point against France on…

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  • Gasquet replaces Tsonga in Davis Cup final

    LILLE, France (AP) — Richard Gasquet will play the first reverse singles match of the Davis Cup final against Roger Federer Sunday as France looks to overturn a 2-1 deficit against Switzerland.

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  • Switzerland on the brink of Davis Cup glory after doubles win

    By Julien Pretot LILLE, France (Reuters) - Switzerland made a big step towards 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.…

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  • Tennis-France just could not contain Federer and Wawrinka

    By Julien Pretot LILLE, France, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Even though they had started the Davis Cup final confident of victory, the defeated France team were forced to concede on Sunday that a Roger Federer-inspired Swiss outfit had simply been too strong for them. Following the 3-1 defeat, which Federer…

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  • Vintage Federer seals first Davis Cup for Switzerland

    By Julien Pretot LILLE, France (Reuters) - 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. The 17-times grand slam champion shook off back problems during the weekend and…

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  • Gasquet to face Federer in Davis Cup singles

    LILLE, France (Reuters) - 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, organisers said on Sunday. Tsonga did not play in Saturday's doubles despite having been tipped to partner…

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