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Switzerland eliminate Great Britain

25.09.2005 | Tennis

Switzerland retained their place in the Davis Cup's elite 16-nation World Group on Saturday after winning their play-off against Britain. Roger combined with regular partner Yves Allegro in Saturday's doubles rubber to see off Greg Rusedski and Andy Murray 7-5 2-6 7-6 6-2. The result left Britain trailing Switzerland 3-0 with just two reverse singles rubbers left to play on Sunday. And those merely only had statistical character: George Bastl only left David Sherwood with three games (6:3, 6:0), Wawrinka secured the flawless 5:0 Swiss victory with a 7:5, 7:6 (7:5) against Mackin.

 

"This is magnificent -- it's been a very special weekend," said Roger. "It's been a long time since I played in Switzerland and it gives me a lot of pleasure to play in front of my home fans."

 
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09/25/2005 | 04:59 PM
woo~it's really excellent~it must be roger, he brought the whole team power~
09/25/2005 | 04:29 PM
well done roger u r the 1
09/25/2005 | 03:29 PM
Congratulations!!!

Sorry that we (I'm from the Netherlands) made you play these matches ;)

It was lovely to see the Davis Cup atmosphere again and also to see a doubles match on tv. It's really a kinda art as you have to react so quickly at the net
09/25/2005 | 02:41 PM
Congratulations Roger. 3 points scored by ya. If you really want to, I think you can guide Switzerland to the Davis Cup as well!

Keep fit and healthy!
09/25/2005 | 02:27 PM
Hop Schwyz !! how can you go wrong with
the Nummer 1 der Welt ! Well done Roger and the crew;
it's about time that Switzerland can shine amongst the best Tennis Nations on Earth !!
keep playing for your country Roger - you do us proud and you can trul
09/25/2005 | 01:13 PM
Congrats Roger..great going!!
Cheers!!
09/25/2005 | 12:49 PM
congratulations rogi!!!
your and your team mates are so great!!you deserve the victory!!
love you!!

irene
09/25/2005 | 11:58 AM
Congratulations Roger and the rest of the team.
09/25/2005 | 10:04 AM
I wish I could watch the matches.
But unlucky,there is no tv broadcast the matches.Bad luck.
But anyway,I am very happy roger did a excelent job.Well done.Roger.

Happy for the swiss.

Tracy
09/25/2005 | 08:55 AM
Congrats!!!
Roger this's really great
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