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Australia - Switzerland

15.09.2011 | Tennis, Starseite 2

The Davis Cup rubber between Australia and Switzerland starts tomorrow. Roger will play three matches, starting with a singles against Lleyton Hewitt, followed by a doubles pairing with Stanislas Wawrinka. Wimbledon quarterfinalist Bernard Tomic will face Wawrinka in the opening singles match, while Hewitt will join Chris Guccione in doubles. Roger will play Tomic for the first time in Sunday's reverse singles, while Hewitt meets Wawrinka.

The winner will advance to the Davis Cup World Group for 2012, while the loser will have to take part in zonal qualifiers next year. The Swiss Davis Cup team has never played a round on grass before. They lost to Australia every one of the four times they have met, but this time they are expected to win.

Roger had just two days preparation on the grass courts at Royal Sydney Golf Club. "I'm feeling good, really good actually," Roger said nonetheless.



Match 1 : Bernard Tomic (Aus) v Stanislas Wawrinka (Sui)
Match 2: Lleyton Hewitt (Aus) v Roger Federer (Sui)

Match 3: Hewitt / Guccione (Aus) v Federer / Wawrinka (Sui)

Match 4: Bernard Tomic (Aus) v Roger Federer (Sui)
Match 5: Lleyton Hewitt (Aus) v Stanislas Wawrinka (Sui)

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09/15/2011 | 08:57 PM
Dear Champ!
Perhaps you never have time to read the huge amount of mails that we write. But let me share my feelings with you and fans. Watching the US Open semi, once again I could realized that ND is simply rude and unpleasant, also unprofessional. It is always unacceptable his behavior especially when losing! He knew well you’d got the match, and his “all or nothing” shot encouraged by his team changed the result. Tennis is ungrateful sometimes, you deserve the match, the trophy,
09/15/2011 | 08:35 PM
grass - good
green grass - gooder
"feeling good,really good" - goodest
Hopp and Good luck! Roger and Swiss Team No mercy for the 'mates'(likeable though they are:D)
09/15/2011 | 08:34 PM
All the best for you, Roger!!!! All the best for the swiss team!!!!!
Enjoy your time in Australia, Roger!!! I´m happy because you are feeling good and because you are looking forward!! Good luck, Good health!! Go, Champ!!
09/15/2011 | 08:28 PM
All the best to you and your team. Enjoy your stay in Aust.
09/15/2011 | 08:23 PM
good luck Roger & Stan at Davis cup .. concentrate well and play good and it will be yours .. love you roger
your fanatic
09/15/2011 | 08:16 PM
Good luck Roger....this time your team will win!!!!
09/15/2011 | 08:14 PM
Good Luck Champ!!
09/15/2011 | 08:10 PM
Good luck
09/15/2011 | 07:57 PM
Good luck to you dear Roger and your team.
09/15/2011 | 07:21 PM
Good luck Roger!!!
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