Roger Federer has joined his Swiss teammates in Genova, Italy to prepare for their Davis Cup World Group playoff. The Swiss team had reportedly given him a “get out of jail free card”, given Federer played the US Open final on Monday, but Roger said in today’s presser that he is willing and able to play (via the AP):
“I never had any doubt about coming. The doubts were created by others. It certainly wasn’t me.”
“I obviously have to get over my jet lag, considering the fact that I’m coming from New York, but everything else is fine.”
Team Suisse consists of Roger Federer, Stanislas Wawrinka, Stephane Bohli and Marco Chiudinelli with Roger’s coach, Severin Luthi, captaining.
The Italian team is manned by Andreas Seppi, Simone Bolelli, Fabio Fognini and Potito Starace (Star-Ace!) and captained by the awesomely named Corrado Barazzutti.
Here are some photos of Roger Federer and the Swiss team in their matching warm ups. All photos via Blick.
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