Tennis: Federer beats Fognini, Italy out of Davis Cup

(AGI) Geneva, Sept 14 - The Italian team led by CorradoBarazzuti saw its Davis Cup hopes dashed in the World Groupsemifinals on Sunday, after Roger Federer beat Fabio Fognini instraight sets. The Swiss champion gained the decisive point forhis country, winning 6-2, 6-3, 7-6 (4) and bringingSwitzerland's total points to 3-1. This meant that the outcomeof the last match with Italy could have no effect. (AGI) . .

(AGI) Geneva, Sept 14 - The Italian team led by CorradoBarazzuti saw its Davis Cup hopes dashed in the World Groupsemifinals on Sunday, after Roger Federer beat Fabio Fognini instraight sets. The Swiss champion gained the decisive point forhis country, winning 6-2, 6-3, 7-6 (4) and bringingSwitzerland's total points to 3-1. This meant that the outcomeof the last match with Italy could have no effect. (AGI) . .