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Gasquet replaces Tsonga in Davis Cup final

France's Julien Benneteau, left, points to Richard Gasquet as they plays Switzerland's Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka  during their doubles match for the Davis Cup final in Lille, northern France, Saturday, Nov.22, 2014. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

LILLE, France (AP) — Richard Gasquet will play the first reverse singles match of the Davis Cup final against Roger Federer Sunday as France looks to overturn a 2-1 deficit against Switzerland.

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Federer fit for doubles in Davis Cup final

Switzerland's Roger Federer, left, and Stanislas Wawrinka react while playing France's Julien Benneteau and Richard Gasquet during their doubles match for the Davis Cup final in Lille, northern France, Saturday, Nov.22, 2014. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

LILLE, France (AP) — Roger Federer will have the chance to clinch the last big prize in tennis eluding him after putting Switzerland into a 2-1 lead against France in the Davis Cup final on Saturday.

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Wawrinka puts Switzerland ahead of France in final

Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka returns the ball to France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga during the  Davis Cup final in Lille, northern France, Friday, Nov.21, 2014. Switzerland is seeking a first victory in the team competition while France is looking for a 10th title. This is the 13th meeting between the two nations, with France leading 10-2. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

LILLE, France (AP) — Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka defeated Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-1, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 to give Switzerland a 1-0 lead against France in the Davis Cup final.

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Roger Federer to face Monfils in Davis Cup final

Switzerland's Roger Federer, second left, during the Swiss team media conference at the Pierre Mauroy stadium in Lille, northern France, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. Switzerland will face France in the Davis Cup final starting next Friday. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)

LILLE, France (AP) — Saying he has recovered from a back injury, Roger Federer has the chance to finally win one of the only notable titles missing from his collection.

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Nadal criticizes captain for ‘false’ sexism debate

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Rafael Nadal criticized Spain’s female Davis Cup captain on Tuesday for feeding a “false and absurd” debate that started when his coach and uncle questioned whether a woman could coach in the men’s game.

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