Roger Federer Steers Switzerland to Maiden Davis Cup Triumph

by Vishal Gajaria | Posted on Monday, November 24th, 2014 | 0

Roger Federer produced a vintage performance as he made light work of 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 to hand over Switzerland an unassailable 3-1 lead in the best-of-five Davis Cup final against France.

The 17-time Grand Slam champion recovered from his stunning loss on Friday, when Frenchman Gael Monfils exhibited spectacular piece of tennis to pull off an upset.

But after overcoming Gasquet, Federer is a happy man. “I’m unbelievably happy. Amazing feeling to be celebrating with my friends,” an ecstatic Federer was quoted as saying by

“Just a great match, great atmosphere. It was a beautiful weekend for tennis,” he added. “We fought hard for it, I’ve been playing this game for almost 15 years now and clearly I’ve never come as close as this last weekend.

“I’m happy I was able to stay calm and play a good match when I had to and I’m happy for all the guys on the team.”

Earlier, Stanislas Wawrinka had gotten Switzerland an early lead, before Federer teamed up with the former to clinch the doubles rubber on Saturday.

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