Federer kickstarts 2019 preparation in Switzerland win
31 December, 2018, 15:01 | Author: Delia Walker
Roger Federer of Switzerland gestures to the spectators before hitting signed tennis balls into the stands during day two of the 2019 Hopman Cup at RAC Arena on December 30, 2018 in Perth, Australia. Williams said she has been getting prepared to play Federer.
Federer faced three break points in his first service game, but kept his cool to race out to a 5-0 lead.
The Hopman Cup comprises two singles matches and a mixed-doubles contest between nations in a round-robin format with two groups of four.
Williams, who lost to her sister Venus in an exhibition match in Abu Dhabi last week, will be back in action on Tuesday night when the U.S. take on the Roger Federer-led Switzerland.
Tsitsipas improved on a first-up loss to Great Britain's Cameron Norrie on Saturday, his better timing and free-flowing backhand the difference in a 6-3 6-7 (3-7) 6-3 victory against Frances Tiafoe.
The 37-year-old Federer overcame his 23-year-old opponent in a one-sided match lasting just 57 minutes.
Serena Williams said she wants a selfie with Roger Federer for her Instagram page. AFP GIUSEPPE CACACE
World No. 3 Roger Federer outplayed Briton Cameron Norrie 6-1, 6-1 to secure a winning start for defending champion Switzerland at the Hopman Cup Sunday.
Federer is next in action on New Year's Day for a blockbuster match against Serena Williams' United States.
"I was making a lot of errors". You know I've been training offseason to be ready for Roger, so not sure how I'm going to do but we'll see'. "I have always had good partners coming here with me- Martina Hingis, my wife and now Belinda Bencic", added Federer. "We can relate to each other more so now, being parents". His teammate Belinda Bencic then beat Katie Boulder in the women's singles, before the Swiss pair completed their victory in the mixed doubles. "She is one of the biggest champions in our sport ever, men and women combined, so it is great to be playing against her".
"I've played with some of the greatest doubles players in the world in Martina Navratilova and Martina Hingis, and I've also played against some of the best in Venus and other great ones in the past".
"It was very good, I came out of the blocks quick", he said.
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