Switzerland has Saturday the final of the 31st Hopman Cup, the unofficial world CHAMPIONSHIPS for mixed teams, to be written.
Switzerland showed in the final battle in the Australian Perth stronger than Germany with 2-1. Roger Federer (ATP 3) made for a Swiss the lead after a win against Alexander Zverev (ATP 4) in two sets: 6-4 and 6-2. Angelique Kerber (WTA 2), afterwards equal with a victory in two sets against Belinda Bencic (WTA 54): 6-4, 7-6 (8/6). In the decisive mixed doubles defeated Federer and Bencic after a bite your fingernails is about 1 hour and 4 minutes Zverev and Kerber: 4-0, 1-4, and 4-3 (5/4).
The final was a re-release of last year. Also when zegevierden the Swiss with 2-1, according to exactly the same pattern. Federer and Kerber won their enkelmatch, Bencic and Federer then the decisive double. Switzerland won the tournament in addition, in 1992 and 2001, when a very young Federer in addition to Martina, graf reached her first. Germany appears twice on the roll of honour, after his victories in 1993 and 1995.