Five memorable tennis moments of 2014

No other individual sport captured the imagination of the world as tennis did in 2014. The men and women with racquets in their hands took tennis fans and sports enthusiasts on a rollercoaster ride.

Roger Federer, Stanislas Wawrinka raise money for underprivileged children
Roger Federer, Stanislas Wawrinka raise money for underprivileged children

In a recent charity event held in Zurich, Swiss super-star Roger Federer and his compatriot Stan Wawrinka raised over a million dollars for underprivileged children.

Roger Federer, Stan Wawrinka to fight for African children
Roger Federer, Stan Wawrinka to fight for African children

Tennis super-star Roger Federer will take on his Swiss countryman Stan Wawrinka in a high-octane, fund-rising match early Monday morning at the Hallenstadion in Zurich.

I`ll keep quiet in future, says Yannick Noah
I`ll keep quiet in future, says Yannick Noah

Former star player Yannick Noah has offered an apology of sorts for criticising France`s defeated Davis Cup team saying that he would keep quiet in the future.

Davis Cup win was special: Roger Federer
Davis Cup win was special: Roger Federer

Describing his Davis Cup win as a "special" moment in his career, tennis legend Roger Federer Sunday said he waited for a long time to realise his ultimate dream.

Davis Cup World Group: Germany plot France revenge in Frankfurt
Davis Cup World Group: Germany plot France revenge in Frankfurt

Germany will host 2014 Davis Cup runners-up France in the first round of next year`s World Group on the hardcourt of the Fraport Arena in Frankfurt, where the hosts beat Spain last season.

Yannick Noah eyes Davis Cup return, if asked nicely
Yannick Noah eyes Davis Cup return, if asked nicely

Yannick Noah who captained France to the 1991 and 1996 Davis Cup title is ready to return to the hot-seat, but only if all five of the country`s top players ask him.

Showman Gael Monfils confident for 2015 after beating Roger Federer
Showman Gael Monfils confident for 2015 after beating Roger Federer

 Gael Monfils said Sunday he was confident of playing strongly in the tour next year after beating Roger Federer at the Davis Cup and winning three times at a fast-paced tennis tournament in the Philippines.

Novak Djokovic continues dominance on unchanged top 10 in latest ATP rankings
Novak Djokovic continues dominance on unchanged top 10 in latest ATP rankings

 Serbian tennis ace Novak Djokovic has continued his domination on an unchanged top 10 in the latest world tennis rankings released by the ATP on Monday.

Roger Federer legend grows with Davis Cup win
Roger Federer legend grows with Davis Cup win

It`s taken him 16 years as a pro, but Roger Federer finally has won all there is to win in tennis -- well almost.

This one's for the boys, says gracious Roger Federer
This one's for the boys, says gracious Roger Federer

Having stolen the limelight from Davis Cup stalwart Stan Wawrinka, Roger Federer quickly turned attention towards his Switzerland team mates after securing the winning point in the final against France on Sunday.

French Davis Cup dream lives on, says coach
French Davis Cup dream lives on, says coach

French Davis Cup dreams were shattered once again in Lille on Sunday, the loss to Switzerland being the third straight for them in the final of one of the oldest and most prestigious events in sport.

Joy and tears for Roger Federer as Switzerland win Davis Cup
Joy and tears for Roger Federer as Switzerland win Davis Cup

Roger Federer gave Switzerland its first Davis Cup title in on Sunday in Lille by pounding Richard Gasquet of France in straight sets in the first of the final`s reverse singles.

No plans to reform Davis Cup: Francesco Ricci Bitti
No plans to reform Davis Cup: Francesco Ricci Bitti

The Davis Cup has its flaws, but it is still one of sport`s great events and there are no plans to radically alter it, ITF chief Francesco Ricci Bitti said on Saturday.

Roger Federer gets Davis Cup doubles call
Roger Federer gets Davis Cup doubles call

Roger Federer will team up with Stan Wawrinka in the doubles contest at the Davis Cup final against France in Lille on Saturday. 

Gael Monfils downs Roger Federer to level Davis Cup final
Gael Monfils downs Roger Federer to level Davis Cup final

Gael Monfils stunned Roger Federer in straight sets to leave France and Switzerland level 1-1 after the first day of the Davis Cup final in Lille on Friday.

Davis Cup final attracts record crowd
Davis Cup final attracts record crowd

A record crowd of 27,432 people took their seats at the Pierre Mauroy stadium for the Davis Cup final between France and Switzerland on Friday.

Stan Wawrinka gives Switzerland 1-0 lead in Davis Cup final
Stan Wawrinka gives Switzerland 1-0 lead in Davis Cup final

Stan Wawrinka gave Switzerland the perfect start to the Davis Cup against France on Friday by defeating French number one Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-1, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2.

Roger Federer seeks Davis Cup consecration
Roger Federer seeks Davis Cup consecration

Roger Federer leads the Swiss quest to win a first Davis Cup title in Lille on Friday, taking on a powerful French quartet spearheaded by Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Gael Monfils.

Gael Monfils wants "crazy" Davis Cup final
Gael Monfils wants "crazy" Davis Cup final

French showman Gael Monfils is looking to pump up the volume when he goes head to head with Swiss superstar Roger Federer in the Davis Cup final on Friday.