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Hopman Cup Day 2: A Whole Lotta Ajde

Day two at the Hyundai Hopman Cup pitched no.1 seed Serbia (Ana Ivanovic and Novak Djokovic) against Kazakhstan (Yaroslava Shvedova and Andrey Golubev). The first set of the women’s match proved to be a tough fight, with Ivanovic taking it in a tiebreak 7-6. But she ran away with the match in the second set, […]

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Hopman Cup Day 1: Australia Upsets No.3 Seed Belgium

Day one is done at the Hopman Cup in Perth. It was No. 3 seed Belgium against host-country favorites Australia.  In the first match, in her first match back since Wimbledon, Belgium’s Justine Henin defeated Australia’s Alicia Molik 6-4, 6-4. Lleyton Hewitt quickly evened things out, defeating Ruben Bemelmans 6-4, 6-3, taking the match to a decider with mixed doubles. […]

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Reflections: Hopman Cup Names To Know

The Hyundai Hopman Cup XXIII begins in just a few hours. Many of you are either just waking up from a night of new year’s fun, still sleeping, or, like me, haven’t even started partying yet! But, all in good fun, I’d like to share with you some easy ways to remember the names of the […]

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Photo Of The Day: Henin Scene Investigation

Something very suspicious is occuring in this photo. Amidst her training for the Hopman Cup, Justine Henin seems to be putting in or retrieving something from the trunk of her car (with the help of her coach). I’ve seen enough Law and Order and CSI shows to know, it’s a dead body! Oh, only kidding!! […]

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Hewitt, Henin & Team France Train For Hopman Cup

Australia’s Lleyton Hewitt, Belgium’s Justine Henin and Team France (Nicolas Mahut and Kristina Mladenovic) all trained today in preparation for the upcoming Hopman Cup. (Photos: Photo Agency)

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Ivanovic Press Conference & Training Ahead Of Hopman Cup

Ana Ivanovic attended a press conference and training session for the upcoming Hopman Cup Tournament in Perth. Adorable Ana even gave us a wave when walking into the building. (Photos: Photo Agency)

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Reflections: Perth-ect Start To 2011 Tennis Season

If Davis Cup is the World Cup of the Tennis World, then the Hopman Cup is the World Series. This mixed-doubles, country team event happens once a year in Western Australia’s capital city – the “Perth-ect” way to kickoff the 2011 tennis season. Founded by Paul McNameee and Charlie Fancutt, the Hyundai Hopman Cup XXIII will be played […]

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Ruben Bemelmans Plays Golf In Perth

Fourth-ranked Belgian Ruben Bemelmans, who is playing for Belgium in the Hopman Cup alongside Justine Henin, played golf at Burswood Golf Course in Perth. Well, that’s one way to practice for Hopman Cup.

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