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Roger Federer wins Davis Cup playoff

Updated: September 14, 2012, 6:00 PM ET
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AMSTERDAM -- Top-ranked Roger Federer beat Thiemo de Bakker in straight sets and Stanislas Wawrinka defeated Robin Haase to give Switzerland a 2-0 lead Friday over the Netherlands in their Davis Cup World Group playoff.

Federer overcame wet and windy conditions on a temporary outdoor clay court in Amsterdam to beat the 159th-ranked de Bakker 6-3, 6-4, 6-4.

"On the serve, it can play tricks on you," Federer said of the gusty wind. "The ball, after you tossed it, it was moving ...

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