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Hopman Cup axed after 31 years for new ATP Cup

Hopman Cup founder and former tennis great Paul McNamee says is a sad day, but left the door open for the tournament to possibly continue in a different location.

‘Heartbreaking’: tennis stars lament potential end of Hopman Cup

American superstar Serena says she was unaware of speculation on the Hopman's fate but she is upset by the prospect of it vanishing.

Federer wins record third Hopman in dramatic fashion

Federer is the first player to win three Hopman Cups.

Muguruza overcomes injury to beat Cornet

Garbine Muguruza overcame a thigh injury to beat Frenchwoman Alize Cornet.

Federer takes Swiss into Hopman Cup final

Federer's 7-6 (7/5), 7-6 (7/4) win in his men's singles match gave the Swiss a 1-0 lead in their Group B encounter.

Serena sweeps Hopman Cup singles ahead of Slam record bid

Serena prevailed in straight sets to make it three victories from as many outings.

Zverev, Kerber put Germany on track for Hopman final

The German top 10 duo made it two wins from as many group outings, beating France 2-1.

Federer emerges victorious in historic clash with Serena

Defending champions Switzerland sealed a 2-1 victory over six-times winners United States that left them bottom of Group B.

Serena ensures meeting with Federer will have an edge

Williams dropped the first set but recovered to beat Federer's Swiss team-mate Belinda Bencic 4-6, 6-4, 6-3.

Federer beat Tiafoe and looks forward to playing Serena

Federer beat Tiafoe, 6-4, 6-1, to put Switzerland 1-0 up in their group tie against the United States in the Hopman Cup.

Serena wins Perth season-opener ahead of Grand Slam tilt

Williams had her left ankle worked on at the end of the first set but it didn't stop her dominating the second.

Federer relishing ‘once in a lifetime’ Serena clash

The original "Battle of the Sexes" saw Billie Jean King beat Bobby Riggs in an exhibition singles match in 1973.

Federer off to another flyer

Federer says he has been in good touch in practice and is pleased to see that form carry through to his first official outing of the new season.

German stars shine at Hopman

The Germans have made a clean sweep with a straight sets win.

Federer to defend Hopman Cup title ahead of Australian Open

Federer has won the last two Australian Open titles - the first Grand Slam of the year - after taking part in the mixed-doubles tournament, which starts in the Australian city of Perth on Dec 29.

Australia ease past Canada in Hopman Cup opener

Daria Gavrilova soundly defeated Eugenie Bouchard, while Thanasi Kokkinakis had to be taken to a deciding set before beating Vasek Pospisil.

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