Frankreich im Finale des Davis-Cup - Schweiz steigt ab. Frankreich steht nach dem Doppelerfolg von Clement und Llodra bereits im Davis-Cup Finale. Federer holte mit einem Dreisatz-Sieg über Richard Gasquet den entscheidenden Punkt zum im Final gegen Frankreich. Sonntag, ein ganz grosses Saison-Highlight steht auch bereits in den Startlöchern - der Davis Cup Final gegen Frankreich. Seit heute wissen die Schweizer gegen wen.
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Switzerland recorded a convincing win against France in Toulouse during which Rosset and Federer showed their strength as a doubles team, and Federer outplayed Fabrice Santoro in the fourth rubber.
After the expected wins of Hewitt against Kratochvil and Federer against Phlippoussis, the doubles appeared to be the turning point, very much like in the final.
Federer and Rosset lost in five sets, and Federer then had to play Hewitt for survival. After Federer won the first two sets and , Hewitt fought back and won the next three sets.
This is still considered one of Federer's most painful defeats, and he was still in tears many hours after the game.
For the final, Switzerland would have faced Spain in the Bern Arena , which was already booked to receive the event.
After the failed attempt of , Switzerland never came really close to a semifinal until The game was decided on Saturday already after Chiudinelli and Lammer made the winning point in the doubles.
For the quarterfinal, Switzerland faced Kazakhstan in Geneva. A poor performance by Wawrinka lost his first singles and the doubles almost caused the elimination of the Swiss team, so that Federer had to play a deciding fifth rubber after Wawrinka had regained his form to win the fourth rubber against Golubev, which he won.
With this victory, Roger Federer succeeded Jakob Hlasek as the Swiss player with most singles wins For the semifinal against Italy, a new record attendance for a Swiss tennis game was set with a public of 18, in the Geneva Palexpo.
All tickets were sold out in less than three hours. Captains Severin Lüthi and Corrado Barazzutti called the following players:.
He was allowed to wear the team uniform for the first time and to stay with the team the whole week. Both Federer and Wawrinka won their first singles in straight sets and were first expected to play together in the doubles on Saturday.
However, due to his fatigue after the US Open, Federer asked not to play in order to be fresh in case he needed to play on Sunday.
Wawrinka had to play the doubles with Chiudinelli, and they lost in five sets to Fognini and Bolelli. This was the third defeat of the Wawrinka and Chiudinelli in three Davis Cup matches.
They had already lost together against Italy in For the decisive rubber on Sunday, Roger Federer faced Fognini and won in straight sets, qualifying Switzerland for its second final.
The local football stadium, the Stade Pierre-Mauroy was transformed into a tennis stadium for this occasion, with a capacity of 30, The French decided to play on a clay court.
France started practicing on the court 10 days before the final, while Federer and Wawrinka were playing in London on a hard court. Initially, the French team also evoked the possibility of organizing the final in one of their Overseas Territories to impose a massive jet lag on Federer and Wawrinka, both playing the ATP World Tour Finals in London one week before the Davis Cup final.
The previous memorable campaigns of and also saw the Swiss team play against France abroad. At the same time, these were the only two Swiss victories in 12 encounters with France.
The preparation of the Swiss team for the final was overshadowed by the back injury of Roger Federer. He was playing at the London Masters the week before and won the semifinal in a very tight match against Wawrinka, during which he injured his back.
He subsequently had to withdraw from the final against Novak Djokovic , and he was unable to practice until the late evening of Wednesday before the final.
This left Federer with very limited practice time for the transition from hard court on which he played in Paris and London to the clay court in Villeneuve-d'Ascq.
The French team had no injury to report and prepared during 10 days on clay before the final. Federer's injury triggered discussions about the possible late nomination of a substitute.
Yann Marti ATP was considered as a replacement, clay being his favourite type of court. Finally, Federer's health improved, and no further nomination was made.
This was probably due to his bad previous results in Davis Cup and his inability to win decisive games in this competition. With Federer's fourth-round victory over Gasquet in the reverse singles rubber, Switzerland secured its first Davis Cup trophy.
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