The Swiss No. 1 will be ready to play Gael Monfils on Friday despite doubt over back injury.
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga is set for first singles while Gael Monfils was selected second.
The former WTA pro is the first African-American to gain the position.
The Swiss will send Marco Chiudinelli and Michael Lammer for doubles against Frenchmen Richard Gasquet and Julien Benneteau.
No final is bad news for everybody, for the tournament, for the fans, for all the world of tennis, and especially for Roger," said Rafa.
There's a lot more to the Davis Cup final than just Roger's missing title.
It wasn't easy, but Federer and Djokovic set up the final everyone expected.
Thoughts on the ATP's season-ending shipwreck, and its lone survivor, Novak Djokovic.
Notes on the first two days in London, before we (hopefully) move on to better things.