After two matches the Swiss lead in group B, having won two victories.
The Swiss Roger Federer and Belinda Bencic to beat the Americans Frances Tiafoe and Serena Williams in the mixed doubles in the match of the Cup of Hopman tennis. The tournament is held in Perth, Australia.
The meeting ended with the victory of the Swiss with the score 4:2, 4:3 (5:3). The final score of the match – 2-1 in favor of the Swiss team. Earlier, Federer beat Tiago (6:4, 6:1), Williams defeated Bencic – 4:6, 6:4, 6:3.
After two matches, the Swiss are leading in group B, having won two victories. The next commands are Greece and the UK (for one win), completing the table by the Americans, losing both games. On January 3, Greece – Switzerland and Great Britain – USA will meet.
Group A consists of teams from Germany (1 win), Australia(1), France (0) and Spain (0).
The Swiss team (Federer and Bencic) is the current winner of the tournament.
For the first time the trophy was played for in 1989, when he became the owner of the former Czechoslovakia composed of the Helena Sukova and Miloslava Mecir. The tournament was organized by a group of Australian tennis veterans led by Paul McNamee and is named after Harry Hopman-one of the strongest tennis players in the world 30-40-ies of the last century. Russian team won the tournament in 2007. The national team consisted of Nadia Petrova and Dmitry Tursunov.
The tournament will end on January 5.