PERTH, Australia - Roger Federer won the bragging rights over fellow tennis great Serena Williams as they faced each other on court for the first time on Tuesday, with Federer spearheading Switzerland's 4-2, 4-3 (3) victory over the United ...
Jan 2, 2019
PERTH, Australia - Serena Williams overcame a sluggish start to power past Maria Sakkari in straight-sets at the Hopman Cup on Monday in her first competitive match since melting down in the US Open final.The 37-year-old was rusty and ...
Dec 31, 2018
PERTH, Australia - Serena Williams and Roger Federer have committed to play the Hopman Cup mixed teams event in late December while former Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber and Alexander Zverev will represent Germany.Frances Tiafoe will be Williams' partner for the ...
Oct 3, 2018
PERTH, Australia - Roger Federer and Belinda Bencic advanced Switzerland into the Hopman Cup final with straight-set singles victories over their American opponents on Thursday.Federer beat Jack Sock 7-6 (5), 7-5 before Bencic defeated CoCo Vandeweghe 7-6 (6), ...
Jan 5, 2018
PERTH, Australia - Angelique Kerber won both of her matches as Germany beat Belgium, 2-1, in their opener at the mixed-team Hopman Cup at Perth Arena on Monday.David Goffin kept Belgium in the Group A encounter with a 6-3, ...
Jan 2, 2018
PERTH, Australia - Roger Federer found himself overmatched - just - by a younger and stronger-serving opponent on Wednesday, losing, 7-6 (1), 6-7 (4), 7-6 (4), to 19-year-old Alexander Zverev of Germany at the Hopman Cup.The 35-year- ...
Jan 5, 2017
PERTH, Australia - Coco Vandeweghe gave the United States an early lead and Jack Sock clinched the Americans' opening match Sunday at the Hopman Cup mixed teams tournament.Vandeweghe beat Lucie Hradecka, 6-4, 6-2, of Czech Republic before Sock defeated ...
Jan 1, 2017
PERTH, Australia - Roger Federer says he hopes to play for at least another two or three years and that his "mind-set is for the long-term" in assessing his tennis future.Federer, who has not played since re-injuring his surgically ...
Dec 30, 2016
PERTH, Australia - Serena Williams withdrew from her opening match at the Hopman Cup due to a knee problem, an early setback in preparations for her Australian Open title defense.No. 1-ranked Williams practiced on Monday ahead of her scheduled season-opener ...
Jan 4, 2016
BRISBANE, Australia - There may be no tougher act to follow in any sport in 2016 than Serena Williams' attempt to match her nearly perfect season of tennis last year.Williams, who won the first three majors in 2015 and lost in ...
Jan 2, 2016
PERTH, Australia - Spain defeated Serbia 2-1 to win the Hopman Cup for the fourth time on Saturday.Fernando Verdasco and Anabel Medina Garrigues won the deciding mixed doubles 6-4, 7-5 against Novak Djokovic and Ana Ivanovic.Djokovic took the ...
Jan 6, 2013
PERTH, Australia - The United States rallied past France 2-1 Tuesday, with John Isner and Venus Williams capturing the decisive mixed doubles to win a second straight series at the Hopman Cup.France won the opening singles when Jo-Wilfried Tsonga overwhelmed ...
Jan 2, 2013
PERTH, Australia - Australia beat Germany 3-0 in the Hopman Cup mixed team competition Saturday after Andrea Petkovic had to retire from her singles match with a right knee injury.Bernard Tomic had given Australia a 1-0 lead with by beating ...
Dec 30, 2012
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