Alexander Zverev and Angelique Kerber are recovered from the Hopman Cup due to a success against the hosts Australia in the final. ATP Champion Zverev defeated Matthew Ebden 6:4, 6:3, after the Wimbledon champion Kerber with 6:4, 6:4 against Ashleigh Barty had submitted. The final Mixed doubles lost to the Germans, although 0:4, 3:4, at the output the changes but nothing more.
Against Australia, had returned to Zverev as well as Kerber in their single for the first time. “I tried to focus on me and to be aggressive and take the game in Hand,” said the 30-Year-old after their success against Barty. On the way to the final, the German Duo had already beaten Spain (3:0) and France (2:1).
In the final on Saturday (9 p.m./TV: Eurosport 2) meet the German on the Swiss Roger Federer and Belinda Bencic. Thus, the final constellation of the previous year, had decided to Federer and Bencic 2:1 is repeated. Only Kerber could win at the then defeat you in a single game, the other two Matches went to the Swiss.
“It’s nice to be back in the final. After our final defeat, we wanted to go there again,” said Zverev, according to the semi-final against Australia. “I hope this year it will be just as exciting. But with a different end.” Courage is likely to make Zverev his last meeting with Federer: The ATP season finale in London, he had beaten the 20-time Grand-Slam winner for the third Time in his career.
celebrate The recent triumphs at the Hopman Cup had a German Duo in the early nineties. In 1993, Germany had triumphed for the first time with Steffi Graf and Michael Stich, the last of Anke Huber and Boris Becker in 1995, won the title.
Also in a tournament in Australia Wimbledon semi-finalist, Julia Görges is currently. The World Ranking Of 14. moved in after a strong Comeback victory against Eugenie Bouchard to the semifinals against Viktoria Kuzmova from Slovakia. “I think that was one of the hardest games that I have denied ever,” said Görges in accordance with the 3:6, 6:3, 7:6 (8:6). In the previous year they had won the tournament.