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2008 Hopman Cup

2008 Hopman Cup
Date29 December 2007 - 4 January 2008
EditionXX
SurfaceHard indoor
LocationPerth, Australia
VenueBurswood Entertainment Complex
Champions
 United States
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The 2008 Hopman Cup (also known as the Hyundai Hopman Cup for sponsorship reasons) corresponds to the twentieth edition of the Hopman Cup tournament between nations in men's and women's tennis. Eight teams participated in the World Group with one qualifier from the Asian region, Chinese Taipei.

The first matches were held on 29 December 2007, and the final took place on 4 January 2008 at the Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth.

For the first time in History, Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic faced each other in a competitive event. Williams emerged victorious in the mixed doubles rubber alongside Mardy Fish.

Teams and seedings

1Due to illness Serena Williams was unable to play the USA's opening tie against India. She was replaced by Meghann Shaughnessy.

Group A

Standings

Pos. Country W L Matches Sets
1.  Serbia 3 0 7 – 2 15 – 8
2.  France 2 1 6 – 3 13 – 7
3.  Chinese Taipei 1 2 3 – 6 9 – 14
4.  Argentina 0 3 2 – 7 7 – 15

Serbia vs. Chinese Taipei


Serbia
3
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth
30 December 2007, 10:30 AWST (UTC+9)
hard (indoors)

Chinese Taipei
0
1 2 3
1 Serbia
Chinese Taipei
Jelena Jankovi?
Hsieh Su-wei
6
4
6
4
   
2 Serbia
Chinese Taipei
Novak Djokovic
Lu Yen-hsun
7
5
2
6
6
3
 
3 Serbia
Chinese Taipei
Jelena Jankovi? / Novak Djokovic
Hsieh Su-wei / Lu Yen-hsun
3
6
6
2
711
69
 

France vs. Argentina

Serbia vs. France


Serbia
2
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth
2 January 2008, 10:30 AWST (UTC+9)
hard (indoors)

France
1

Argentina vs. Chinese Taipei


Argentina
0
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth
2 January 2008, 18:00 AWST (UTC+9)
hard (indoors)

Chinese Taipei
3
1 2 3
1 Argentina
Chinese Taipei
Gisela Dulko
Hsieh Su-wei
6
3
62
77
5
7
 
2 Argentina
Chinese Taipei
Juan Ignacio Chela
Lu Yen-hsun
3
6
4
6
   
3 Argentina
Chinese Taipei
Gisela Dulko / Juan Ignacio Chela
Hsieh Su-wei / Lu Yen-hsun
6
3
4
6
64
710
 

Serbia vs. Argentina


Serbia
2
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth
3 January 2008, 18:00 AWST (UTC+9)
hard (indoors)

Argentina
1
1 2 3
1 Serbia
Argentina
Jelena Jankovi?
Gisela Dulko
712
610
    retired
 
2 Serbia
Argentina
Novak Djokovic
Juan Ignacio Chela
6
2
6
3
   
3 Serbia
Argentina
Jelena Jankovi? / Novak Djokovic
Gisela Dulko / Juan Ignacio Chela
6
1
3
6
77
65
 

France vs. Chinese Taipei


France
3
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth
3 January 2008, 18:00 AWST (UTC+9)
hard (indoors)

Chinese Taipei
0
1 2 3
1 France
Chinese Taipei
Tatiana Golovin
Hsieh Su-wei
6
1
6
1
   
2 France
Chinese Taipei
Arnaud Clément
Lu Yen-hsun
77
64
6
4
   
3 France
Chinese Taipei
Tatiana Golovin / Arnaud Clément
Hsieh Su-wei / Lu Yen-hsun
6
4
4
6
78
66
 

Group B

Standings

Pos. Country W L Matches Sets
1.  United States 3 0 8 – 1 16 – 4
2.  India 1 2 4 – 5 10 – 12
3.  Australia 1 2 3 – 6 8 – 12
4.  Czech Republic 1 2 3 – 6 7 – 13

United States vs. India


United States
2
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth
29 December 2007, 10:30 AWST (UTC+9)
hard (indoors)

India
1

Czech Republic vs. Australia


Czech Republic
1
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth
29 December 2007, 18:00 AWST (UTC+9)
hard (indoors)

Australia
2

United States vs. Czech Republic

Australia vs. India


Australia
1
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth
1 January 2008, 10:30 AWST (UTC+9)
hard (indoors)

India
2
1 2 3
1 Australia
India
Alicia Molik
Sania Mirza
2
6
6
2
4
6
 
2 Australia
India
Peter Luczak
Rohan Bopanna
7
6
6
3
   
3 Australia
India
Alicia Molik / Peter Luczak
Sania Mirza / Rohan Bopanna
2
6
6
4
612
714
 

United States vs. Australia


United States
3
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth
3 January 2008, 10:30 AWST (UTC+9)
hard (indoors)

Australia
0
1 2 3
1 United States
Australia
Serena Williams
Alicia Molik
6
2
710
68
   
2 United States
Australia
Mardy Fish
Peter Luczak
77
65
712
610
   
3 United States
Australia
Serena Williams / Mardy Fish
Alicia Molik / Peter Luczak
6
2
6
3
   

Czech Republic vs. India


Czech Republic
2
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth
3 January 2008, 10:30 AWST (UTC+9)
hard (indoors)

India
1

Final

Serbia vs. United States


Serbia
1
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth
4 January 2008, 18:00 AWST (UTC+9)
hard (indoors)

United States
2
2008 Hopman Cup Champions
United States
United States
Fifth title

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