Tennis: Monfils beats Federer in Davis Cup

(AGI) Lille, Nov 21 - The first day of the 2014 Davis Cupfinals in Lille's Stade Pierre Mauroy ended with France andSwitzerland tied 1-1. After Stanislas Wawrinka's victory overJo-Wilfried Tsonga on Friday afternoon, Gael Monfils evened thescore for France and beat Roger Federer, who was stillnoticeably hampered by his back injury, by 6-1 6-4 6-3. Thedoubles match between Julien Benneteau-Richard Gasquet andMarco Chiudinelli-Michael Lammer will take place on Saturday at3.30 p.m. (AGI) .

(AGI) Lille, Nov 21 - The first day of the 2014 Davis Cupfinals in Lille's Stade Pierre Mauroy ended with France andSwitzerland tied 1-1. After Stanislas Wawrinka's victory overJo-Wilfried Tsonga on Friday afternoon, Gael Monfils evened thescore for France and beat Roger Federer, who was stillnoticeably hampered by his back injury, by 6-1 6-4 6-3. Thedoubles match between Julien Benneteau-Richard Gasquet andMarco Chiudinelli-Michael Lammer will take place on Saturday at3.30 p.m. (AGI) .