First for Roger Federer

by Nicholas Salgado | Posted on Monday, December 1st, 2014 | 0

Roger federer

He won 17 grand slams yet the trophy of Devis Cup was not touched by him! He not only had to change the equation but also his injury put him in back foot. For these circumstances Federer ended up loosing the first game against Gayen Monfills by 6-1, 6-4 and 6-3. But on his second match he defeated Richard Gasketke in straight set by 6-4, 6-2 and 6-2. Thanks to this, he managed Devis Cup trophy after defeating france in a match. The Swiss are very happy about this. In his career Federer won many different trophies and that must make the Swiss very proud. But the greatness of this trophy is different for the Swiss. After many years of waiting this is the first time they got this trophy in their star players show case. After winning the trophy even Federer got very emotional. With teary eyes he said that this win is for everyone. He said – “This is not for me, I won a lot many times. This trophy is dedicated to the team. We have been waiting for this trophy 15 years.”

Winning in Switzerland and getting the Devis Cup was also an accomplishment of Stanislas Vavriska. He was Federer’s partner and won the doubles. He also defeated Jo-Wilfayed in the singles. Federer was talking about Vavriska as –

“He is playing well year after year and he just spent an unbelievably good week. His being here helped me to get this win.”

After everything, in the final France was defeated by 3-1 and Switzerland is taking the trophy in their home. They got the trophy they were waiting for a long time.

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