Davis Cup: To Stop Roger Federer, France to Host Switzerland on Clay

In what is being seen as a strategic move, France will host Switzerland on clay as Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Richard Gasquet have beaten Roger Federer on clay.

updated: September 22, 2014 21:59 IST
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Roger Federer is a key member of the Swiss Davis Cup team.

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Paris: France will play the Davis Cup final against Switzerland on indoor clay in a bid to thwart Roger Federer's quest for a first win in the team competition. (Also read: Roger Federer to play ITPL in India)

The final will be held at the 27,000-capacity Pierre Mauroy Stadium in Lille from Nov. 21-23, under a retractable roof.

France is third on the list of all-time winners and bidding for a 10th Davis Cup title. Switzerland is looking for its first.

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