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Federer Claims Record Third Hopman Cup Title In Dramatic Fashion

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Federer Claims Record Third Hopman Cup Title In Dramatic Fashion

Roger Federer has turned into the best player in Hopman Cup history in the wake of driving Switzerland to a 2-1 win in a captivating last of the blended groups competition in Perth on Saturday. 

Federer and Belinda Bencic beat Alexander Zverev and Angelique Kerber 4-0 1 4-3(4) in the blended pairs decider to win the trophy at the Perth Arena in a rehash of the 2018 last. 

"I’m happy I’m feeling this good and playing as well as I am," said Federer.

"It is good to finish on a singles performance like this, I was able to come up with some good serve and volley and it all worked out today." 

The 37-year-old gave the Swiss the early authority with a straight sets win against Zverev, before Kerber squared the tie by beating a hounded Belinda Bencic to set up the blended duplicates decider. 

Federer was a predominant figure in a phenomenal pairs coordinate as the Swiss asserted the condensed arrangement 4-0, 1-4, 4-3 (5/4) to secure the title. 

Fittingly, it was Federer who served out the match in the third set tie-break, having been not able do as such prior in the set, when after an all-inclusive rally Zverev dumped a strike into the net to hand the Swiss triumph.

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