Zverev hits another Federer scalp, Hopman Cup win but Swiss

Roger Federer lost to Hopman’s Cup in Perth with Alexandre Zverev 6: 7, 7: 6, 6: 7. Nineteen-year-old German tennis player now has a positive balance with the Swiss legend, winning the second of three matches. On Monday, 35-year-old Federer returned to the court after a half-year break in the courts with a smooth victory over Briton Daniel Evans. In the duel of generations, however, Zverev, the holder of 17 grandslam titles, lost a decisive tie-break of 4: 7 and lost the game in two and a half hours.

“To defeat Roger, you have to play an incredible match.And I always play incredibly against him, the more that he is always in front of a full auditorium, “Zverev said.

Federer undertook a knee surgery last February, dropped by the French Open due to back problems and ended prematurely in July The former first world player fell to 16th place during the break in the rankings, Zverev is ATP’s 24th. Andrea Petkovic in the second single lost to Belinda Bencic, winner of the match Germany – Switzerland will then determine the final mixed doubles.Group A leads with two winnings in France, the Americans have moved from the bull to the final.

Group A:

France – Great Britain 3: 0
> 6: 4, 5: 7, 6: 3,
Gasquet – Evans 6: 4, 6: 2,
Gasquet, Mladenovic – Evans, Watson 4:

Switzerland – Germany 2: 1 Federer – A. Zverev 6: 7 (7: 6 (7: 4), 6: 7 (4: 7)
Bencic – Petkovic 6: 3, 6: 4,
Federer, Bencic – A.Zverev, Petkovic 4: 1, 4: 2.



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Topics: Hopman, Tennis, Sport, 2.VERZE, Tennis, Sport, Hopman Cup, Roger Federer
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