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Roger Federer defeated Cameron Norrie (6-1 and 6-1) to (Cup Hopman, Sunday.
Roger Federer has begun the preparation for the defence of his title to australia’s International winning 6-1 and 6-1 in front of Cameron Norrie Cup Hopman Sunday.
The Swiss has defeated her rival, british in 57 minutes. Norrie, 91st in the world, has surprised Stefanos Tsitsipas, Saturday, but he was outclassed in his first match against Federer.
“This is a good start, but it is sure that I have a lot of bread on the board, here and in Melbourne,” said Federer.
Federer has lost the first three points, but it is replaced with the service that he knows. He took control of the set, winning five straight games. In the second set, breaking in the first game made sail Federer to victory.
Her compatriot Belinda Bencic defeated Katie Boulter 6-2 and 7-6 (0).
On Tuesday, Federer and Bencic will play against American Serena Williams and Frances Tiafoe.
“I admire everything she has done on the field and outside of it, said Federer about Williams. I’ve always wondered how it would be to face it. “
A sellout crowd is anticipated for this first time Federer and Williams will share a common ground. Both aged 37 years, they account for 43 major titles in singles.
“It is very exciting. I hope that the fans will be waiting for you to mention Federer. I don’t know her so well. I only cross at a few dinners of champions at Wimbledon. We have busy schedules and a lot of people around us. Now, we also have in common to be parents. “
Angelique Kerber and Alexander Zverev have allowed Germany to sweep Spain. Kerber has had reason to Garbine Muguruza 6-2, 3-6 and 6-3. Zverev beat David Ferrer, 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (0), then the pair won the mixed doubles 4-2, 4-3.