Roger Federer gives Swiss lead over Italy

Roger Federer defeated Simone Bolleli 7-6 (7/5), 6-4, 6-4 to give Switzerland a 1-0 lead over Italy in the Davis Cup semi-finals in Geneva on Friday.

AFP| Last Updated: Sep 12, 2014, 20:31 PM IST
Roger Federer gives Swiss lead over Italy

Geneva: Roger Federer defeated Simone Bolleli 7-6 (7/5), 6-4, 6-4 to give Switzerland a 1-0 lead over Italy in the Davis Cup semi-finals in Geneva on Friday.

Stan Wawrinka will take on Fabio Fognini in the second singles rubber later Friday.

France were 2-0 up over the Czech Republic at the end of the first day in the other semi-final in Paris against the defending champions the Czech Republic.