Hopman Cup

Nick Kyrgios and Daria Gavrilova Win Australia’s Second Hopman Cup on Saturday

 January 13, 2016   R K Gupta

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17 years ago, Australia won the Hopman Cup for the first time, when Mark Philippoussis and Jelena Dokic emerged champions after defeating Sweden’s Jonas Bjorkman and Asa Carlsson. Since then, the home team never won the ITF event until Nick Kyrgios and Daria Gavrilova ended the title drought after winning the Saturday’s final against Ukraine […]

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2016 Tennis Season Begins with Australia Making Hopman Cup History

 January 7, 2016   R K Gupta

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The new tennis season has begun with one ITF and a few ATP/WTA events on January 3, 2016. Top men and women players are testing themselves ahead of the year’s first Grand Slam at Melbourne. The new-year week began with the Hopman Cup at Perth, where the best mixed-gender teams from eight nations are fighting […]

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2014 Finalist Poland Come Good in 2015 and Win Hopman Cup from USA at Perth

 January 12, 2015   R K Gupta

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The last battle for 27th Hopman Cup between Poland and USA hinged on the mixed doubles match after Serena was done in by Agnieszka Radwanska and John Isner squared the score 1-1 in his match with Jerzy Jancowicz. The final match was worth its weight in gold as every of its rubber was keenly fought. […]

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Poland and USA to Fight Out for Hopman Cup on Saturday at Perth

 January 9, 2015   R K Gupta

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It turned out to be a fantastic Friday at Perth, where Poland not only avenged their 2014 defeat against France in the championship match but powered their way into the final in 2015. The marathon Frenchwoman Alize Cornet had disappointment writ large all over her face, when her compatriot Benoit Paire lost his match to […]

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Poland Defeat Britain While France Still Have Hopes of Title Defense at Perth

 January 8, 2015   R K Gupta

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Poland and France are moving purposefully in this year’s Hopman Cup after claiming the two top spots in the 2014 edition. But unlike last year, they both have been bracketed in the same Group B. Therefore only one of them can reach the finals. If France beats Poland on Friday, they go to the final […]

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Hopman Cup: Czechs Beat Italy and Bouchard Bounces Back to Bundle out Serena

 January 8, 2015   R K Gupta

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The third day in Perth’s Hopman Cup matches revealed the steely resolve of the team from the Czech Republic. In their second match, they shocked the fancied Italian side 3-0, after upsetting Canada 2-1 on the first day. Both Lucie Safarova and Adam Pavlasek played to their full potential without getting overawed by views expressed […]

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Murray Leads Britain in Beating France and USA Defeat Italy in Hopman Cup

 January 6, 2015   R K Gupta

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On second day of the Hopman Cup at Perth, Team USA defeated Italy by winning all their matches, although their 3-0 victory cannot be termed easy. In the other match played at night, Great Britain had a fighting encounter with the defending champions France, where Andy Murray needed to dig out all his reserves, especially […]

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Hopman Cup: Czech Republic, Poland Make Winnings Starts in the Perth Summer

 January 5, 2015   R K Gupta

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Among other tennis actions in Australia, the annual Hopman Cup also got underway in the West Australian city of Perth on Sunday, January 4, 2015. The tournament carries the legacy of one of Australia’s greatest tennis player; Harry Hopman, in whose memory the event is staged every year. Hopman played for nearly 30 years and […]

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