Federer promises Davis Cup return for Switzerland
Roger Federer is returning to the Davis Cup to help Switzerland
try to reach the top-tier World Group.
Federer says on his official website he’s ”really looking
forward” to facing Portugal at home in a second-tier, second-round
The matchup starts on July 8, five days after the Wimbledon
men’s singles final.
Federer last played in the Davis Cup in September 2009, winning
both of his singles as Switzerland beat Italy in a World Group
playoff. He and Rafael Nadal both missed Spain’s victory over the
Swiss a year ago.
The Swiss tennis federation says it will choose a venue for the
Portugal tie within days.