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Switzerland leads Italy 1-0 in Davis Cup

Roger Federer, of Switzerland, returns a ball to Simone Bolelli, of Italy, during the first single match of the tennis  Davis Cup World Group semifinal  between Switzerland and Italy,   in Geneva, Switzerland, Friday, Sept.12, 2014. (AP Photo/Keystone,Salvatore Di Nolfi)

GENEVA (AP) — Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka took Switzerland close to its first Davis Cup final in 22 years after cruising to straight-sets wins in the opening singles against Italy on Friday.

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Federer opens against Bolelli in Davis Cup semis

Roger Federer, of Switzerland, returns a ball, during a training session of the Swiss Davis Cup Team prior to the Davis Cup World Group Semifinal match between Switzerland and Italy, at Palexpo, in Geneva, Switzerland, Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014. The Davis Cup World Group Semifinal Switzerland vs Italy will take place from 12 to September 14. (AP Photo/Keystone/Salvatore Di Nolfi)

GENEVA (AP) — Lacking a Davis Cup title on his career record, Roger Federer leads Switzerland into its first semifinal in 11 years against Italy on Friday.

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After Italy fireworks, Zaza show goes to San Siro

Italy's Simone Zaza, second righ, celebrates scoring against Norway with teammates during their Euro 2016 qualifying match  at Ullevaal Stadium in Oslo, Tuesday Sept. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Vegard Wivestad Grott, NTB Scanpix) NORWAY OUT

ROME (AP) — Simone Zaza is the talk of Italy after leading the national team to two wins in his first two matches with the Azzurri.

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