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Lille, France (SportsNetwork.com) - The great Roger Federer lifted Switzerland to its first-ever Davis Cup title on Sunday when he whipped Frances Richard Gasquet in straight sets. Federer defeated Gasquet in 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 fashion to give the visiting Swiss an insurmountable 3-1 lead in the best-of-five tie on an indoor red clay surface at Lilles Stade Pierre Mauroy. The 17-time Grand Slam king Federer has now captured every coveted title in mens tennis, with the exception of an Olympic gold medal in singles. He paired with his current Davis Cup teammate Stan Wawrinka to win a gold medal in doubles at the 2008 Summer Games in Beijing. Federer pulled out of last weeks championship match at the prestigious ATP World Tour Finals in London because of a back injury, which appeared to slow him here on Friday, but not Sunday in Lille, where he would not be denied. Switzerland headed into Sundays reverse singles with a 2-1 lead against the host French after Federer and Wawrinka teamed up for a straight-set doubles victory over Gasquet and Julien Benneteau on Saturday. The capable Gasquet replaced Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the French draw on Sunday. The former Australian Open runner-up Tsonga lost to this years Aussie champion Wawrinka in four sets in Fridays opening singles rubber, while Day 1s other match saw Gael Monfils upset the former world No. 1 and currently second-ranked Federer in straights. The Davis Cup, which was first contested in 1900, has been captured by France on nine occasions, while the Swiss were seeking that elusive maiden championship. Switzerland finished as a runner-up back in 1992. The Swiss are captained by Severin Luthi, while the French are guided by former Aussie Open runner-up Arnaud Clement. Switzerland is now 3-10 all-time versus France in Davis Cup play. 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Molina finished his 13-season playing career in 2010, when he was acquired from San Francisco in a midseason trade and played in the Rangers first World Series. His final major league game was as Texas catcher in the deciding Game 5 of the World Series won by the Giants. The Rangers also said Tuesday that Triple-A manager Bobby Jones will be the assistant hitting coach. The team had previously announced that Jones, who has spent 26 seasons in the organization, would be promoted to the major league staff with his role to be determined. Molina spent this season as assistant hitting coach for the National League champion St. Louis Cardinals, his first coaching job. Two of his younger brothers are major league catchers, including Yadier, who he worked with while with the Cardinals. Jose Molina is a free agent after playing last season in Tampa Bayy.dddddddddddd The 39-year Molina said it was an easy decision for him to leave St. Louis for a job with the Rangers he considers a promotion. "Its a great opportunity for me, not only now but in the near future and things like that," Molina said. "I think I have a lot of knowledge in different areas of the game and I can help anybody at any time." As a player, Molina was a .274 career hitter for the Los Angles Angels (1998-2005), Toronto (2006), San Francisco (2007-10), and Rangers (2010). He was a two-time Gold Glove Award winner and was the starting catcher for the Angels in 2002 when they won the World Series. One of his highlights in Texas was a game at Boston on July 16, 2010, when he hit for the cycle. He became only the eighth player since 1900 to hit a grand slam as part of a cycle. "Hes a winner. I think he commands respect and brings credibility," Washington said. Jones served on Rangers manager Johnny Oates staff in 2000 and 2001 and was on Buck Showalters staff in 2006. The 64-year-old Jones won 1,656 games and made 12 post-season appearances as a minor league manager. 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