Federer, Bencic lead Switzerland to third Hopman Cup title

Switzerland won their third Hopman Cup title on as Roger Federer and Belinda Bencic beat Germany’s Alexander Zverev and Angelique Kerber 4-3(4) 4-2 in the deciding mixed doubles.

It was Federer’s second Hopman Cup triumph after in 2001 alongside then world number one Martina Hingis.

“She (Hingis) had a great career and to have that small country like Switzerland is very rare,” Federer said after Switzerland’s latest triumph.

“It made me also believe hard work and dedication get really far, because didn’t believe that much at that point when was younger.

thought it was more all talent.”(Reuters/NAN)

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