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Roger Federer defeats Serena Williams in a unique duel at Hopman Cup and gives Switzerland the lead

Switzerland, the Hopman Cupduel against the United States won. In the concluding mixed doubles Roger Federer with Belinda Bencic is too strong for Serena Williams and Frances Tiafoe. It was 4-2 and 4-3 (5/3).

After two enkelspelen was the Tuesday 1-1 after Federer and Williams both their contest win. The double had to then bring the decision. It was also the first time that living legends Federer and Williams facing each other were in a competition. The two icons are together, good for 43 grand slam titles in the ankle (23 to Williams, 20 for Federer).

Switzerland, defends in the Australian Perth his title in the Hopman Cup. Federer and Bencic defeated in their first groepsduel the British Cameron Norrie and Katie Boulter. Williams and Tiafoe also lost all of their opening match against the Greeks Stefanos Tsitsipas and Maria Sakkari and are disabled.

Thursday is the last match day in group B on the program. The posters are than germany/Switzerland and Britain/USA. The group winners of the place for the final.

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