At the end of an extraordinary Tennis match, there was Roger Federer kisses for Serena Williams. Laughing, the two Tennis Stars took a Selfie after they were competed at the Hopman Cup in Perth in the Mixed for the first time ever against each other. “For me, it was super-cool,” said Serena Williams. “I’m a little sad that it is over.” The victory of the Swiss, Federer was on Tuesday in Perth, Australia, together with his Mixed partner Belinda Bencic offers.

With the 4:2, 4:3 (5:3) in shorter sets against Serena Williams and Frances Tiafoe, the title defenders won the decisive point for the 2:1 aggregate victory against the United States, and the unofficial Mixed world Cup before the second final. “It was an honor to play against Serena. I was a bit nervous,“ said Federer, who won his single earlier against Tiafoe 6:4, 6:1.

the two Tennis icons were looking forward to a this Mixed. Like Federer, Serena Williams dominates for two decades, the Tennis scene, both of which are in this year 38 years old. 2019 accompanied their performances also the question of whether you can boast with titles in the most important Tennis tournaments. The end of career is approaching. You just play until Federer quit, had Serena Williams once said in jest.

the ambitious plans for the new year, the American betrays not exactly. “I’ve always been crazy big goals,” she said. “You keep a little secret to help me to achieve the Best.” What has made Serena Williams the Tennis Tour, however, is clear: at last, you want to with the 24. Title at a Grand Slam tournament in the all-time record set by the Australian Margaret Court. Probably the same at the Australian Open in Melbourne, which begin in less than two weeks.

In Perth, the 37-Year-old. At the start of the new season, the results do not agree with two Victories in the individual, it works, however not all. Against Bencic, she had to fight back after a Set down, before you 4:6, 6:4, 6:3 . In the unofficial Mixed-WM Williams to kick for the first time since the scandal-prone final at the US Open back in a real Competition. With your Ausrastern, your insults and your racism allegations against the referee, the long-standing number one destroyed in September, the biggest Moment of Naomi Osaka and continued its reputation as an icon of world sport.

played Fast Serena Williams after the birth of their daughter in September 2017 in the world’s top. One of the Major tournaments not won by the former long-standing number one, but now for nearly two years. The last time triumphed the younger Williams sister at the Australian Open in 2017 with a Grand Slam title, at the time, already pregnant. Now she manages the dual role as a Tennis Star and mother, even when warming up for their first appearance in Perth, she had the small Alexis Olympia in the Arm. “I admire what she has achieved on and off the pitch,” said therefore, even Federer.