Federer levels Davis Cup tie against Australia

Updated: 18 September 2011 12:02 IST

Swiss world number three Roger Federer downed Bernard Tomic to level the Davis Cup World Group playoff tie at 2-2 between Australia and Switzerland on Sunday.

Sydney:

Swiss world number three Roger Federer downed Bernard Tomic to level the Davis Cup World Group playoff tie at 2-2 between Australia and Switzerland on Sunday.

In warm conditions and with swirling winds, Federer proved too good for the 18-year-old Tomic, winning 6-2 7-5 3-6 6-3.

Lleyton Hewitt will take on Stanislas Wawrinka in the final match, with the winner of that rubber securing the tie and promotion to the 16-team World Group for 2012.

Topics : Stanislas Wawrinka Andy Murray Rafael Nadal Roger Federer David Ferrer Novak Djokovic Bernard Tomic Tennis
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