Editions:  Austria · Denmark · France · Germany · Italy · Norway · Spain · Sweden · Switzerland
Advertisement

Federer expected to skip Davis Cup next month

Share this article

18:32 CET+01:00
Switzerland can count on Stanislas Wawrinka but probably not Roger Federer when it meets the Czech Republic for the first round of the Davis Cup in Geneva next month, the Swiss tennis federation said on Monday.

Swiss captain Severin Luethi picked Wawrinka (ranked 17th best player in the world), Marco Chiundinelli (148th), Henri Laaksonen (291st), Michael Lammer (360th) and Sandro Ehrat (353rd) to help the central European country win the elusive cup.

Switzerland has never won the Davis Cup, although was runner up in 1992.

Swiss tennis great Federer, a 17-time Grand Slam winner, has repeatedly in the past prioritised other championships over the Davis Cup.

He had already cautioned there was little chance of seeing him on the court during the first round of the cup in Geneva from February 1st to 3rd, so shortly after the end of the Australia Open.

The world number two, who drew fire from Wawrinka, could meanwhile still change his mind.

Get notified about breaking news on The Local

Share this article

Advertisement

From our sponsors

The Swedish university where students tackle real-world problems

Ranked among the world's best young universities in the QS Top 50 Under 50, Linköping University (LiU) uses innovative learning techniques that prepare its students to tackle the challenges of tomorrow.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Jobs
Click here to start your job search
Advertisement
Advertisement

Popular articles

Advertisement
Advertisement