2013 Hopman Cup

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Hopman Cup XXV
Champions  Spain
Dates 31 December 2012 – 6 January 2013
Location Perth, Western Australia
Australia
Surface Hard indoor

The Hopman Cup XXV (also known as the Hyundai Hopman Cup for sponsorship reasons) corresponds to the 25th edition of the Hopman Cup tournament between nations in men's and women's tennis. The tournament commenced on the 29 December 2012 at the Perth Arena in Perth, Australia.[1]

Eight teams competed for the title, with two round robin groups of four, from which the top team of each group progress to the final.

Czech Republic were the 2012 champions. In that tournament's final the Czech Republic team of Petra Kvitová and Tomáš Berdych defeated France's Marion Bartoli and Richard Gasquet 2–0. This was the Czech Republic's second Hopman Cup title. They decided not to defend their title; Berdych instead competed at the 2013 Aircel Chennai Open and Kvitová decided to participate at the 2013 Brisbane International.[citation needed]

The 2013 Hopman Cup was won by Spain - Spain's fourth title, defeating Serbia in the final 2–1.[2] Serbia won the men's singles, followed by Spain's winning of the women's singles; then the deciding mixed doubles event was won by Spain in straight sets.[3]

Tournament[edit]

The 2013 Hyundai Hopman Cup is an invitational tennis tournament and is also known as the Official Mixed Teams Championships of the ITF. The 2013 cup has prize money of $1 million and will follow the traditional round robin format, the leading teams after three round robin matches qualify for the final. All matches are best of three sets with the exception of the doubles match where a match tie break, first to ten points, is played if the match is tied at one set all. All ties are played in this format; women's singles, men's singles and finally mixed doubles. In the event of a tie in the final group standings the following will be used to separate the nations;

  • The highest total of matches won
  • Best percentage of sets won and lost
  • Best percentage of games won and lost
  • Head to Head performances
  • Toss of a coin[4]

Entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

The seeds for the 2013 Hopman Cup were decided by tournament director Steve Ayles, Paul Kilderry, Kim Hames and Terry Waldron.

Seed Team Female Player Male Player
1  Serbia Ana Ivanovic[5] Novak Djokovic
2  United States Venus Williams John Isner [6]
3  Italy Francesca Schiavone Andreas Seppi
4  Spain Anabel Medina Garrigues Fernando Verdasco
5  Germany Andrea Petkovic
Tatjana Malek
Tommy Haas
6  South Africa Chanelle Scheepers Kevin Anderson
7  France Mathilde Johansson Jo-Wilfried Tsonga[7]
8  Australia Ashleigh Barty Bernard Tomic

Replacement Players[edit]

pre-tournament

Team Replacement Original Player
 Australia Ashleigh Barty Casey Dellacqua

in-tournament temporary replacements

Team Replacement Original Player
 Germany Tatjana Malek Andrea Petkovic
 Germany Australia Thanasi Kokkinakis Tommy Haas
 United States Australia Thanasi Kokkinakis John Isner

Group stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

All times are local (UTC+8).

Standings[edit]

[8]

Pos. Country W L Matches Sets Games
1  Serbia 3 0 7–2 14–5 103–55
2  Australia 2 1 6–3 14–8 104–64
3  Italy 1 2 4–5 8–12 84–104
4  Germany 0 3 1–8 5–16 49–117

Germany vs. Australia[edit]


Germany
0
Perth Arena, Perth
29 December 2012, 17:45
Hard (indoors)

Australia
3
1 2 3
1 Germany
Australia
Tommy Haas
Bernard Tomic
66
78
6
3
5
7
 
2 Germany
Australia
Andrea Petkovic
Ashleigh Barty
6
4
    retired
 
3 Germany
Australia
Andrea Petkovic / Tommy Haas
Ashleigh Barty / Bernard Tomic
       
w/o

Scores stand as 6–0, 6–0 win for Barty and 6–0, 6–0 win for Barty/Tomic.

Serbia vs. Italy[edit]


Serbia
2
Perth Arena, Perth
31 December 2012, 10:00
Hard (indoors)

Italy
1
1 2 3
1 Serbia
Italy
Ana Ivanovic
Francesca Schiavone
6
0
6
4
   
2 Serbia
Italy
Novak Djokovic
Andreas Seppi
6
3
6
4
   
3 Serbia
Italy
Ana Ivanovic / Novak Djokovic
Francesca Schiavone / Andreas Seppi
64
77
4
6
   

Italy vs. Germany[edit]


Italy
2
Perth Arena, Perth
2 January 2013, 10:00
Hard (indoors)

Germany
1
1 2 3
1 Italy
Germany
Andreas Seppi
Tommy Haas
63
77
67
79
   
2 Italy
Germany
Francesca Schiavone
Tatjana Malek
3
6
6
3
6
3
 
3 Italy
Germany
Francesca Schiavone / Andreas Seppi
Tatjana Malek / Tommy Haas
6
4
7
5
   

Serbia vs. Australia[edit]


Serbia
2
Perth Arena, Perth
2 January 2013, 17:45
Hard (indoors)

Australia
1
1 2 3
1 Serbia
Australia
Novak Djokovic
Bernard Tomic
4
6
4
6
   
2 Serbia
Australia
Ana Ivanovic
Ashleigh Barty
6
2
6
3
   
3 Serbia
Australia
Ana Ivanovic / Novak Djokovic
Ashleigh Barty / Bernard Tomic
6
4
68
710
[10]
[6]
 

Italy vs. Australia[edit]


Italy
1
Perth Arena, Perth
3 January 2013, 17:45
Hard (indoors)

Australia
2
1 2 3
1 Italy
Australia
Andreas Seppi
Bernard Tomic
3
6
5
7
   
2 Italy
Australia
Francesca Schiavone
Ashleigh Barty
0
6
3
6
   
3 Italy
Australia
Francesca Schiavone / Andreas Seppi
Ashleigh Barty / Bernard Tomic
2
6
6
4
[10]
[3]
 

Serbia vs. Germany[edit]


Serbia
3
Perth Arena, Perth
4 January 2013, 17:45
Hard (indoors)

Germany
0
1 2 3
1 Serbia
Germany
Novak Djokovic
Tommy Haas
6
2
6
0
   
2 Serbia
Germany
Ana Ivanovic
Tatjana Malek
6
0
6
1
   
3 Serbia
Germany
Ana Ivanovic / Novak Djokovic
Tatjana Malek / Thanasi Kokkinakis
6
2
7
5
   

Score stands as 6–0, 6–0 win for Ivanovic/Djokovic due to Haas' withdrawal before the mixed match.

Group B[edit]

All times are local (UTC+8).

Standings[edit]

[8]

Pos. Country W L Matches Sets Games
1  Spain 3 0 7–2 14–5 103–54
2  United States 2 1 4–5 8–13 74–102
3  South Africa 1 2 4–5 10–11 100–103
4  France 0 3 3–6 9–12 88–106

Spain vs. South Africa[edit]


Spain
2
Perth Arena, Perth
29 December 2012, 10:00
Hard (indoors)

South Africa
1
1 2 3
1 Spain
South Africa
Fernando Verdasco
Kevin Anderson
65
77
4
6
   
2 Spain
South Africa
Anabel Medina Garrigues
Chanelle Scheepers
6
4
6
2
   
3 Spain
South Africa
Anabel Medina Garrigues / Fernando Verdasco
Chanelle Scheepers / Kevin Anderson
6
4
64
77
[10]
[8]
 

USA vs. South Africa[edit]


United States
2
Perth Arena, Perth
30 December 2012, 10:00
Hard (indoors)

South Africa
1
1 2 3
1 United States
South Africa
Venus Williams
Chanelle Scheepers
4
6
6
2
6
3
 
2 United States
South Africa
John Isner
Kevin Anderson
60
77
65
77
   
3 United States
South Africa
Venus Williams / John Isner
Chanelle Scheepers / Kevin Anderson
6
3
6
2
   

Spain vs. France[edit]


Spain
2
Perth Arena, Perth
30 December 2012, 17:45
Hard (indoors)

France
1
1 2 3
1 Spain
France
Fernando Verdasco
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
5
7
3
6
   
2 Spain
France
Anabel Medina Garrigues
Mathilde Johansson
6
3
6
2
   
3 Spain
France
Anabel Medina Garrigues / Fernando Verdasco
Mathilde Johansson / Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
6
3
6
3
   

USA vs. France[edit]


United States
2
Perth Arena, Perth
1 January 2013, 17:45
Hard (indoors)

France
1
1 2 3
1 United States
France
John Isner
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
3
6
2
6
   
2 United States
France
Venus Williams
Mathilde Johansson
3
6
7
5
6
4
 
3 United States
France
Venus Williams / John Isner
Mathilde Johansson / Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
65
77
6
2
[10]
[8]
 

USA vs. Spain[edit]


United States
1
Perth Arena, Perth
3 January 2013, 10:00
Hard (indoors)

Spain
2
1 2 3
1 United States
Spain
Thanasi Kokkinakis
Fernando Verdasco
64
77
3
6
   
2 United States
Spain
Venus Williams
Anabel Medina Garrigues
6
3
6
4
   
3 United States
Spain
Venus Williams / Thanasi Kokkinakis
Anabel Medina Garrigues / Fernando Verdasco
1
6
3
6
   

Scores stand as 3–0 win for Spain; 6–0, 6–0 win for Verdasco; 6–0, 6–0 win for Medina Garrigues and 6–0, 6–0 win for Verdasco/Medina Garrigues due to John Isner withdrawal before start of USA vs. Spain match.

South Africa vs. France[edit]


South Africa
2
Perth Arena, Perth
4 January 2013, 10:00
Hard (indoors)

France
1
1 2 3
1 South Africa
France
Chanelle Scheepers
Mathilde Johansson
4
6
6
4
6
4
 
2 South Africa
France
Kevin Anderson
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
63
77
64
77
   
3 South Africa
France
Chanelle Scheepers / Kevin Anderson
Mathilde Johansson / Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
6
3
     
retired

Score stands as 6–0, 6–0 win for Scheepers/Anderson.

Final[edit]

Serbia vs. Spain[edit]


Serbia
1
Perth Arena, Perth
5 January 2013, 17:45
Hard (indoors)

Spain
2
1 2 3
1 Serbia
Spain
Novak Djokovic
Fernando Verdasco
6
3
7
5
   
2 Serbia
Spain
Ana Ivanovic
Anabel Medina Garrigues
4
6
77
63
2
6
 
3 Serbia
Spain
Ana Ivanovic / Novak Djokovic
Anabel Medina Garrigues / Fernando Verdasco
4
6
5
7
   
2013 Hopman Cup Champions
Spain
Spain
Fourth title

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hopman Cup lures four big names". The Australian. 
  2. ^ "Spain wins Hyundai Hopman Cup 2013". Hopmancup.com. 6 January 2013. Retrieved 7 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Spain beats Serbia in Hopman Cup final". Sports Illustrated. 6 January 2013. Retrieved 7 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "Hyundai Hopman Cup XXIV Media Guide" (PDF). hopmancup.com. Retrieved 5 January 2012. 
  5. ^ "Big guns headed for the Hopman Cup in Perth as field finalised". Herald Sun. 
  6. ^ Isner injury ends US Hopman Cup campaign – ABC Grandstand Sport – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
  7. ^ "Tsonga leads Hopman Cup field". Sportal. 
  8. ^ a b "Round Robin Results". hopmancup.com. Retrieved 30 December 2012. 

External links[edit]