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LILLE, France (AP) Roger Federer will have the chance to clinch the last big prize in tennis eluding him.
The 17-time Grand Slam champion and Stan Wawrinka swept aside Julien Benneteau and Richard Gasquet 6-3, 7-5, 6-4 in the doubles to put Switzerland into a 2-1 lead against France in the Davis Cup final on Saturday.
Federer can secure the decisive point against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the first reverse singles on Sunday. If Tsonga wins, Wawrinka and Gael Monfils will decide the final.