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Switzerland wins Davis Cup final

Switzerland's Roger Federer falls to the clay after defeating France's Richard Gasquet and winning the Davis Cup final between France and Switzerland at Stade Pierre Mauroy in Lille, northern France, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

LILLE, France (AP) — Roger Federer has now claimed all the big prizes on offer in tennis and, for once, will be happy to share his latest trophy with others.

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France captain under fire after David Cup loss

France's Richard Gasquet, left, and team captain Arnaud Clement tap their hands as he plays Switzerland's Roger Federer during the Davis Cup final match in Lille, northern France, Sunday, Nov.23, 2014. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

LILLE, France (AP) — The French tried everything to thwart Roger Federer’s attempt to win the Davis Cup.

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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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