Serena, Federer to face off in Hopman Cup

SERENA Williams and Roger Federer will play in December’s Hopman Cup in the mixed team’s event.

Angelique Kerber, a former Australian Open winner, and Alexander Zverev will represent Germany.

Frances Tiafoe will be Williams’ team mate, and Belinda Bencic will  partner Switzerland’s Federer.

Switzerland defeated Kerber and Zverev in January’s final.

Federer and Williams will face one another in a mixed doubles match on January 1, as Switzerland take on America.

The Hopman Cup is an eight-country tournament that runs from towards the end of December (29th) to early January (5th) ahead of the Australian Open, the first Grand Slam of the season in Melboure. – Reuters

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