The two German Tennis flagships Angelique Kerber and Alexander Zverev managed to kick off the new season. At the Hopman Cup the previous year in the finals on Sunday in Perth with 3:0 against Spain.
the Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber won 6:2, 3:6, 6:3 against Garbiñe Muguruza. ATP-Finalist-winner of Zverev secured a competitive 6:4, 4:6, 7:6 (7:0) against David Ferrer in advance of the success. The final Mixed decided Kerber/Zverev with 4:2, 4:3 (5:3) . Thus, the German Duo has confidently made the first step on the desired path to the final, the winners of the two groups move in.
Kerber and Zverev are among the favourites for the Title in Perth and strive for the first German win since 1995, when Boris Becker and Anke Huber won the tournament. The next first-round opponents in the unofficial Mixed championship, in the tennis stars like Roger Federer and Serena Williams pull out a form check is on Wednesday France. At the conclusion of the group phase of the duel with the host, Australia, is on Friday.
“Very happy, as I
Kerber succeeded with the three-set victory against Muguruza, your predecessor as Wimbledon champion, also the first appearance since the beginning of the cooperation with your new coach Rainer Schuettler have played”. “I was just trying to play a good Match and enjoy the first game of the year. It is always hard to play against another Grand Slam Champion,“ said Kerber. “That’s why I’m very happy with how I played today.”
Kerbers match against the former number one Tennis world for more than two hours lasted nearly. The consistency remains even after your fifth singles at the Hopman Cup without a defeat. Germany’s Tennis-shooting star Zverev against the 36-year-old Ferrer with a set and a Break. Then, 15 years younger in Hamburg had to fight to the Tiebreak of the third set, in which he made a point. “He is perhaps the greatest fighter we’ve ever seen,” said Zverev over Ferrer, will finish his career soon.