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Tennis-French official banned for life for betting offences

Nov 25th 2014
PARIS, Nov 25 (Reuters) - French tennis official Morgan Lamri has been banned for life due to multiple betting-related offences, the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) said on Tuesday.






INTERVIEW-Tennis-Nadal will surprise us again, says Kuerten

Nov 25th 2014
LONDON, Nov 25 (Reuters) - Three-times French Open champion Gustavo Kuerten knows what it is like to have a career plagued by injury but believes Rafael Nadal will come back strong from his latest ailments.






Tennis-Federer throws weight behind Aussie 'fast' tennis

Nov 25th 2014
Nov 25 (Reuters) - Roger Federer will help launch an Australian-developed fast format of tennis when he plays an exhibition match against Lleyton Hewitt in Sydney in January, Tennis Australia said on Tuesday.






Tennis-ATP Tour singles standings

Nov 24th 2014
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 Berdych(Czech Republic) 4600 8






Tennis - WTA Tour singles standings

Nov 24th 2014
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)






UPDATE 1-Tennis-This one's for the boys, says gracious Federer

Nov 23rd 2014
LILLE, France, Nov 23 (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.






UPDATE 1-Tennis-France just could not contain Federer and Wawrinka

Nov 23rd 2014
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.






Tennis-France just could not contain Federer and Wawrinka

Nov 23rd 2014
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.






UPDATE 3-Tennis-Vintage Federer seals first Davis Cup for Switzerland

Nov 23rd 2014
LILLE, France, Nov 23 (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.






Tennis-This one's for the boys, says gracious Federer

Nov 23rd 2014
LILLE, France, Nov 23 (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.






Hold Tennis-List of Davis Cup champions since 1946

Nov 23rd 2014
LILLE, France, Nov 23 (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 2009 Spain beat Czech Republic 5-0 2008 Spain beat Argentina 3-1 2007 U.S. beat Russia 4-1 2006 Russia beat Argentina 3-2 2005 Croatia beat Slovakia 3-2 2004 Spain beat U.S. 3-






Tennis-Davis Cup world group final France v Switzerland Fixture

Nov 23rd 2014
Nov 23 (Infostrada Sports) - Fixture from the Davis Cup World Group Final match between France and Switzerland on Sunday Switzerland beat 5-France 3-1 On Friday Gael Monfils (France) beat Roger Federer (Switzerland) 6-1 6-4 6-3 Stanislas Wawrinka (Switzerland) beat Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (France) 6-1 3-6 6-3 6-2 On Saturday Roger Federer/Stanislas Wawrinka (Switzerland) beat Julien Benneteau/Richard Gasquet (France) 6-3 7-5 6-4 On S






Tennis-Federer seals first Davis Cup title for Switzerland

Nov 23rd 2014
LILLE, France, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Roger Federer beat Richard Gasquet 6-4 6-2 6-2 on Sunday to give Switzerland their first Davis Cup title with a 3-1 victory over hosts France in the final.






ROGER FEDERER BEATS RICHARD GASQUET OF FRANCE TO SEAL SWITZERLAND'S FIRST DAVIS CUP TITLE

Nov 23rd 2014
ROGER FEDERER BEATS RICHARD GASQUET OF FRANCE TO SEAL SWITZERLAND'S FIRST DAVIS CUP TITLE






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Gasquet to face Federer in Davis Cup singles

Nov 23rd 2014
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.






Tennis-Gassquet to face Federer in Davis Cup singles

Nov 23rd 2014
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.






Tennis-French mood slumps after doubles defeat

Nov 22nd 2014
LILLE, France, Nov 22 (Reuters) - France spirits soared when Gael Monfils beat Roger Federer to keep them on track for a 10th Davis Cup title but the mood changed dramatically after Saturday's defeat in the doubles.






Tennis-Davis Cup final is still all about Federer

Nov 22nd 2014
LILLE, France, Nov 22 (Reuters) - It could have been Stan Wawrinka's moment, but the Davis Cup final is all about Roger Federer after all.






UPDATE 1-Tennis-Switzerland on the brink of Davis Cup glory after doubles win

Nov 22nd 2014
LILLE, France, Nov 22 (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.






Tennis-Switzerland take 2-1 lead against France with doubles win

Nov 22nd 2014
LILLE, France, Nov 22 (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.