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Impressive Federer gives Switzerland winning start at Hopman Cup

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By ITN News Editor December 31, 2018 13:15

Impressive Federer gives Switzerland winning start at Hopman Cup

World number three Roger Federer outplayed Briton Cameron Norrie 6-1 6-1 to start off a trio of victories and secure a winning start for defending champions Switzerland at the Hopman Cup.Gearing up for his Australian Open title defence, Federer overcame three break points in his opening service game before rediscovering his rhythm to race out to a 5-0 lead.With 18 winners and four aces, Federer wrapped up the opening set in 31 minutes.Norrie, who had defeated Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas in straight sets on Saturday, struggled to match Federer’s crisp stroke-making as the Swiss gave his team a 1-0 lead.The 37-year-old Federer has won the last two Australian Open titles after taking part in the mixed-teams tournament in Perth.Federer’s playing partner Belinda Bencic beat Katie Boulter 6-2 7-6(0) in the women’s contest to clinch Switzerland’s victory in the round-robin stage.The Swiss duo then took the doubles match in straight sets to shoot to the top of Group B.

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By ITN News Editor December 31, 2018 13:15
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