Switzerland, Italy, France reach Davis Cup semis

Roger Federer moved closer to adding one of the few trophies still missing from his cabinet by putting Switzerland into the Davis Cup semifinals on Sunday, while Italy and France also swept their reverse singles matches to complete come-from-behind victories.

Federer, Wawrinka lift Swiss into Davis Cup semis

Roger Federer finished off Switzerland's comeback against Kazakhstan in the Davis Cup quarterfinals, beating Andrey Golubev in the decisive fifth rubber Sunday after Stanislas Wawrinka started the comeback for the hosts with a four-set win over Mikhail Kukushkin.

Favorites struggle in Davis Cup quarterfinals

Two of the favorites struggled on the first day of the Davis Cup quarterfinals Friday, with Germany closing in on a big upset against France and Switzerland only managing to split the opening singles matches against Kazakhstan.