Hopman Cup

  • Isner, Stephens give US win at Hopman Cup 30-12-2013 01:53 PM

    Brisbane: Sloane Stephens and John Isner won their matches to give the United States a winning start at the Hopman Cup on Monday and virtually end Spain's chances in the international mixed team competition. Stephens, who beat Serena Williams en route to the 2013 Australian Open semifinals, won nine of...
  • Tommy Robredo out of Hopman Cup with arm injury 27-12-2013 05:21 PM

    Perth: Spain's Tommy Robredo has an arm injury and has withdrawn from the Hopman mixed teams tournament which begins Saturday. Tournament officials did not give any additional details Friday on the injury, saying No. 18 Robredo would be replaced by 194th-ranked Daniel Munoz-De La Nava. Poland's Jerzy Janowicz withdrew with...
  • Poland's Janowicz withdraws from Hopman Cup 18-12-2013 09:26 AM

    Perth: Wimbledon semi-finalist Jerzy Janowicz has pulled out of the Poland team for this month's Hopman Cup with a foot injury. Janowicz was to team with women's No.5 Agnieszka Radwanska at the annual international mixed team tournament in Perth, Australia, which serves as a warm-up for January's Australian Open. He...
  • Sloane Stephens to join John Isner on US Hopman Cup team 08-10-2013 02:19 PM

    Perth: Sloane Stephens will join former champion John Isner on the US team for the 2014 Hopman Cup, the annual international mixed team tennis tournament. The 20-year-old Stephens, who upset Serena Williams in the Australian Open quarterfinals to start 2013, has improved 26 places in the rankings to No. 12...
  • Stosur, Tomic to team at Hopman Cup 20-08-2013 11:50 AM

    Perth: Former US Open champion Samantha Stosur will team with Bernard Tomic as hosts Australia attempt to break a 14-year title drought at the Hopman Cup mixed teams tennis tournament. Stosur will play the event for the first time since 2010, while Tomic returns after beating world No. 1 Novak...
  • Bartoli, Tsonga confirmed for Hopman Cup 17-07-2013 09:03 AM

    Sydney: Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli and world No. 8 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will represent France at the mixed-teams Hopman Cup tennis event in January as part of the lead-up to the Australian Open. The pair are the first team to be announced for the event at Perth Arena from December 28...
  • Djokovic suffers shock loss to Tomic 02-01-2013 05:50 PM

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  • Djokovic, Venus Williams at Hopman Cup 28-12-2012 01:00 PM

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  • Czech Republic clinch Hopman Cup 07-01-2012 04:34 PM

    Perth: Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova and Tomas Berdych had straight-set singles victories over France on Saturday to give the Czech Republic its second Hopman Cup title. Kvitova won the last three games of the first set and went on to beat Marion Bartoli 7-5, 6-1 while Berdych was perfect in...
  • Czechs beat Denmark to reach Hopman Cup final 06-01-2012 07:05 PM

    Perth: Second-ranked Petra Kvitova beat No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki 7-6 (4), 3-6, 6-4 and Tomas Berdych defeated Frederik Nielsen 6-1, 6-3 Friday as the Czech Republic advanced to face France in the Hopman Cup final. The Wimbledon champion held off Wozniacki before Berdych breezed past Nielsen to clinch the top...
  • France advance to Hopman Cup final 05-01-2012 04:59 PM

    Perth: France qualified for the Hopman Cup final when Richard Gasquet finished off a 6-2, 6-4 win over Fernando Verdasco on his fifth match point Thursday to secure a 2-0 victory over Spain. Marion Bartoli gave the French a 1-0 lead in the best-of-three match when she beat Anabel Medina...
  • Czech Republic beat US at Hopman Cup 04-01-2012 08:54 PM

    Perth: Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova and teammate Tomas Berdych won their singles matches in straight sets on Wednesday to lead the Czech Republic to a 3-0 win over the United States at the Hopman Cup. Kvitova opened with a 6-2, 6-1 victory over Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Berdych beat Mardy Fish...
  • France beat Australia 3-0 at Hopman Cup 03-01-2012 08:59 PM

    Perth: Marion Bartoli left her opponent in tears on Tuesday after a 6-0, 6-0 rout in the Hopman Cup put France on the way to victory over Australia. Bartoli needed only 50 minutes to beat Jarmila Gajdosova, finishing off the match with her 12th ace. "I'm sorry I beat her...
  • US lose to Denmark at Hopman Cup, Czechs win 03-01-2012 03:55 AM

    Perth: The United States lost to Denmark 2-1 at the Hopman Cup on Monday, with late-arriving Caroline Wozniacki and Frederik Nielsen beating Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Mardy Fish 7-5, 6-3 in the deciding mixed doubles match. Fish gave the US an opening victory in this Australian Open tune-up, defeating Nielsen 4-6,...
  • Spain beat Australia at Hopman Cup 01-01-2012 11:42 PM

    Perth: Fernando Verdasco and Anabel Medina Garrigues beat Lleyton Hewitt and Jarmila Gajdosova in a mixed doubles third set tiebreaker to give Spain a 2-1 victory over Australia in their Hopman Cup encounter on Sunday at the Burswood Dome. According to Hopman Cup rules, the mixed doubles is decided by...
  • France edge China in Hopman Cup opener 31-12-2011 02:55 PM

    Perth: Marion Bartoli and Richard Gasquet beat Li Na and Wu Di 6-1, 6-1 in mixed doubles on Saturday to give France a 2-1 victory over China in the opening match at the eight-country Hopman Cup. French Open champion Li had beaten Bartoli 2-6, 6-2, 6-4 in the first singles...
  • US to face Belgium in Hopman Cup final 07-01-2011 04:28 PM

    Perth: Bethanie Mattek-Sands beat Britain's Laura Robson 6-4, 6-2 on Friday to secure the win the United States needed to reach Saturday's Hopman Cup final. The US team of Mattek-Sands and John Isner will meet Belgium, which advanced after Serbia had to withdraw from the tournament because of an injury...
  • Hewitt, Molik give Aus win in Hopman Cup 06-01-2011 05:59 PM

    Perth: Lleyton Hewitt produced his best performance of the Hopman Cup on Thursday, beating Andrey Golubev 6-3, 6-3 to help Australia beat Kazakhstan in the mixed team competition. Hewitt won his first singles match of the team tournament against Ruben Bemelmans of Belgium but lost the second to Novak Djokovic....
  • Hopman Cup: Djokovic wins as Serbia beat Aus 05-01-2011 11:23 AM

    Perth: Novak Djokovic and Ana Ivanovic maintained the buoyant mood in Serbian tennis when they overpowered Australia 3-0 to move closer to a place in the final of the Hopman Cup mixed team event on Tuesday. Playing what he described as some of his best tennis "for a year and...