2014 Davis Cup Finale in Pictures

All pictures taken with an Android phone.

Stade Pierre Mauroy
Entry to Stade Pierre Mauroy
Monflis Flagpole
None of the men looked right on the flagpole but I always have a soft spot for Monfils
Davis Cup Seat View
The view from my seat at the start of day 1
Panorama View of Inside Stade
I was aiming to capture a panoramic view of the massive stadium
Davis Cup Finalist Flags
The Davis Cup finalists with flag bearers.
Swiss Flag
The Swiss flag above the crowd
Swiss DC Team & Flag
Swiss Davis Cup team with Swiss flag in foreground
Tsonga & Stan
A bit blurry but I liked that I had both Tsongas and Stan in the shot

 

Crowd Panaroma Shot
The crowd at Davis Cup was simply impressive
Federer in first rubber
Federer in the second rubber versus Gael Monfils
Federer Monfils Embrace
Federer embraced by Monfils at end of their rubber
Monfils Embracing Team
Monfils was so excited by his win; he was joyfully embraced by his team.
Monfils Getting Cheers
Monfils getting love from the French crowd

 

Allez Les Bleus Logo
Allez Les Blues, after day 1 for sure!
French DC Mascot
Is this a chicken?
DC Jazz Band
The French jazz band kept the parking lot lively
French Father-Son Face Painting
Loved this dashing father-son team showing their French colors

 

Watering DC Court
The court being readied for Davis Cup doubles!
We Are Tennis Green Dancers
The French fans dancing in the aisles
We Are Tennis.com Blankets
Every day there were blue blankets to keep the chill away. I wished they had brought in red blankets too.

 

Swiss Singing Anthem
Swiss singing national anthem.
Monfils Tsonga Sing National Anthem
Monfils and Tsongas singing their anthem
French Flag French Players
The French players were very emotional with their anthem.
Monfils Tsonga Clement in Profile
An emotional Tsonga was kind of a stirring sight.

 

Davis Cup Doubles Teams
This was such a fun match. An actual doubles match with doubles play. The teams worked in sync.

 

Federer Rolex Ad
Federer’s ever-present Rolex ad. It was great to see it come up just after they sealed the doubles point!

 

Show Your Colours Banner
The Show Your Colours banner in the Swiss Tennis section of the stadium.

After a tense start to Day 2, it turned out to be a great day for the Swiss and the crowd was amazing for both teams! Take a gander at some of the sounds of the day.

French Flags Aloft
The French flags were plentiful

 

Equipe Davis Cup Vote Tally
The support for Swiss team was clearly very strong, though I’m not entirely sure who was voting through this Equipe poll.
Swiss Team with Confetti
The Swiss Team celebrate as confetti rains down on the team.
Davis Cup Confetti
It’s raining more confetti!

 

What an emotional rollercoaster of a tie. I’m thrilled to have been part of the record crowd to have seen the 2014 Davis Cup Finale live.

Federer serving for the match and the Davis Cup title

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