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|for Roger Federer.
Federer clinched the tie for the Swiss in the first singles match on Sunday, beating Italy and Fabio Fognini 6-2, 6-3, 7-6(4) in Geneva. It is the first appearance in the final for the Swiss nation since 1992.
"I think I really struggled," said ...|
|Watch Roger Federer Get Carried Around The Court After Putting Switzerland In Davis Cup Finals [Video] |
|carried often but today he was. After clinching Switzerland's Davis Cup semifinal win over Italy with a 62, 63, 76(4) victory over Fabio Fognini, Federer's teammates picked up the 17-time Slam champion and carried him around the court in celebration with the 18,000 fans in Geneva.
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|– this is the dream for us, the players."
Federer will be joined by Stan Wawrinka. Italy will rely on Simone Bolleli and Fabio Fognini.
In the other semifinal, France will host the Czech Republic at Roland Garros. France will turn to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Richard Gasque...|
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|from two sets down to shock No. 11 Ernests Gulbis 4-6, 3-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-3; France's Adrian Mannarino having an easy time over No. 15 Fabio Fognini 6-3, 6-4, 6-1; Spaniard Marcel Granollers derailing big-serving No. 25 Ivo Karlovic 7-6(6), 6-7(3), 7-6(5), 3-6, 6-4; and Belgian David Gof...|
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|I can go farther this week."
Other seeded winners into the second round were No. 12 Richard Gasquet, No. 13 John Isner, No. 15 Fabio Fognini, No. 17 Roberto Bautista who beat Andreas Haider-Maurer 6-1 in the fifth, No. 20 Gael Monfils, No. 25 Ivo Karlovic who beat Jarkko Nieminen...|
|US Open: Roger Federer Has To Like His Draw, Djokovic And Murray Probably Won't! |
So quite a nice draw for Roger who might have to fend off some big servers early on before second week showdowns against Fabio Fognini and then in the quarters either Gael Monfils or Grigor Dimitrov who each have, I think, easy draws as well. In best-of-5, it's hard to see ...|
|Roger Federer Interview - French Open, May 28|
|four or five balls, that's too much. Three balls is sufficient, I think.
Q. I'd like to know if, you know, you played sometimes against Fognini for practice, and have you seen anything of his match against Monfils? What do you think about this? Now he's going to play against Wawrink...|
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|qualifying was also completed on Sunday, with Oscar Hernandez, Alberto Martin, Andreas Beck, Nicolas Lapentti, Kristof Vliegen, Fabio Fognini and Flavio Cipolla all earning place in the main draw.Rafael Nadal is going for his fifth title in Monte Carlo, defeating Federer in the la...|
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