Roger Federer to return to Perth for Hopman Cup in summer of 2018-19

WORLD No.2 Roger Federer will return to Perth for a third consecutive Hopman Cup campaign this summer. Federer was this morning confirmed to again team up with Belinda Bencic to defend Switzerland’s title from last summer’s mixed-teams tournament.The 20-time Grand Slam winner has prevailed at the Australian Open following his past two Hopman Cup campaigns.

Federer’s return means the Perth Arena tournament will have two of the top-three men’s players in the world, with third-ranked Alexander Zverev also coming back to partner Angelique Kerber on the German team.WA has heartily embraced Federer in his past two visits to WA, with thousands attending his open practice sessions and last year’s ‘quokka selfie’ going viral.

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