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    Switzerland Won in France Its First Davis Cup

    November 24, 2014

    Paris:With impeccable playing Roger Federer defeated Richard Gasquet on Sunday (22) and conquered his country for the first time Tennis Davis Cup in a final in the city of Lille.

    The Swiss number two in the international classification of so-called white sport, displayed a high quality and defeated his opponent 6-4, 6-2, 6-2, reported Prensa Latina News Agency.


    Thus Switzerland joined the select group of countries that have ever reached the 'salad bowl' as it is called by the glass for its oval shape.


    The closest that country had been the award came in 1992 when he made it to the final but lost 3-1 to the United States.

    France, meanwhile, failed to achieve the tenth title in the history of this competition, despite being hosted in the final days.


    The highlight this year's host country was breaking the record attendance at matches in the Davis Cup, when Friday 27 000 432 spectators watched the match between Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Stanislas Wawrinka, pro Swiss three sets to one .


    The Cup is named in memory of the creator of this competition, Dwight Filley Davis American player, who participated in the first tournament, when his country won the team of the British Isles.


    Davis donated the award received at that time for the preparation of a silver cup, which was designed by the artist Rowland Rhodes.


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