2008 Hopman Cup

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.

2008 Hopman Cup
Date29 December 2007 – 4 January 2008
EditionXX
SurfaceHard indoor
LocationPerth, Western Australia
VenueBurswood Entertainment Complex
Champions
 United States
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The first matches were held on 29 December 2007, and the final took place on 4 January 2008 at the Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth Western Ausrralia.

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 seedingsEdit

  1.   United StatesSerena Williams1 (6) and Mardy Fish (39) (Champions)
  2.   SerbiaJelena Janković (3) and Novak Djokovic (3) (Finalists)
  3.   Czech RepublicLucie Šafářová (23) and Tomáš Berdych (14)
  4.   FranceTatiana Golovin (13) and Arnaud Clément (54)
  5.   ArgentinaGisela Dulko (37) and Juan Ignacio Chela (20)
  6.   AustraliaAlicia Molik (56) and Peter Luczak (79)
  7.   IndiaSania Mirza (31) and Rohan Bopanna (267)
  8.   Chinese TaipeiHsieh Su-wei (157) and Lu Yen-hsun (110)
1Due to illness Serena Williams was unable to play the USA's opening tie against India. She was replaced by Meghann Shaughnessy.

Group AEdit

StandingsEdit

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 TaipeiEdit

 
Serbia
3
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth
30 December 2007, 10:30 AWST (UTC+9)
hard (indoors)
 
Chinese Taipei
0
1 2 3
1  
 
Jelena Janković
Hsieh Su-wei
6
4
6
4
   
2  
 
Novak Djokovic
Lu Yen-hsun
7
5
2
6
6
3
 
3  
 
Jelena Janković / Novak Djokovic
Hsieh Su-wei / Lu Yen-hsun
3
6
6
2
711
69
 

France vs. ArgentinaEdit

 
France
2
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth
30 December 2007, 18:00 AWST (UTC+9)
hard (indoors)
 
Argentina
1
1 2 3
1  
 
Tatiana Golovin
Gisela Dulko
6
4
6
3
   
2  
 
Arnaud Clément
Juan Ignacio Chela
3
6
1
6
   
3  
 
Tatiana Golovin / Arnaud Clément
Gisela Dulko / Juan Ignacio Chela
6
3
6
2
   

Serbia vs. FranceEdit

 
Serbia
2
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth
2 January 2008, 10:30 AWST (UTC+9)
hard (indoors)
 
France
1
1 2 3
1  
 
Jelena Janković
Tatiana Golovin
1
0
    retired
 
2  
 
Novak Djokovic
Arnaud Clément
6
3
6
3
   
3  
 
Jelena Janković / Novak Djokovic
Tatiana Golovin / Arnaud Clément
5
7
6
4
77
65
 

Argentina vs. Chinese TaipeiEdit

 
Argentina
0
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth
2 January 2008, 18:00 AWST (UTC+9)
hard (indoors)
 
Chinese Taipei
3
1 2 3
1  
 
Gisela Dulko
Hsieh Su-wei
6
3
62
77
5
7
 
2  
 
Juan Ignacio Chela
Lu Yen-hsun
3
6
4
6
   
3  
 
Gisela Dulko / Juan Ignacio Chela
Hsieh Su-wei / Lu Yen-hsun
6
3
4
6
64
710
 

Serbia vs. ArgentinaEdit

 
Serbia
2
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth
3 January 2008, 18:00 AWST (UTC+9)
hard (indoors)
 
Argentina
1
1 2 3
1  
 
Jelena Janković
Gisela Dulko
712
610
    retired
 
2  
 
Novak Djokovic
Juan Ignacio Chela
6
2
6
3
   
3  
 
Jelena Janković / Novak Djokovic
Gisela Dulko / Juan Ignacio Chela
6
1
3
6
77
65
 

France vs. Chinese TaipeiEdit

 
France
3
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth
3 January 2008, 18:00 AWST (UTC+9)
hard (indoors)
 
Chinese Taipei
0
1 2 3
1  
 
Tatiana Golovin
Hsieh Su-wei
6
1
6
1
   
2  
 
Arnaud Clément
Lu Yen-hsun
77
64
6
4
   
3  
 
Tatiana Golovin / Arnaud Clément
Hsieh Su-wei / Lu Yen-hsun
6
4
4
6
78
66
 

Group BEdit

StandingsEdit

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. IndiaEdit

 
United States
2
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth
29 December 2007, 10:30 AWST (UTC+9)
hard (indoors)
 
India
1
1 2 3
1  
 
Meghann Shaughnessy
Sania Mirza
6
3
4
6
6
3
 
2  
 
Mardy Fish
Rohan Bopanna
6
2
6
4
   
3  
 
Meghann Shaughnessy / Mardy Fish
Sania Mirza / Rohan Bopanna
4
6
4
6
   

Czech Republic vs. AustraliaEdit

 
Czech Republic
1
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth
29 December 2007, 18:00 AWST (UTC+9)
hard (indoors)
 
Australia
2
1 2 3
1  
 
Lucie Šafářová
Alicia Molik
5
7
2
6
   
2  
 
Tomáš Berdych
Peter Luczak
710
68
6
4
   
3  
 
Lucie Šafářová / Tomáš Berdych
Alicia Molik / Peter Luczak
5
7
3
6
   

United States vs. Czech RepublicEdit

 
United States
3
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth
31 December 2007, 10:30 AWST (UTC+9)
hard (indoors)
 
Czech Republic
0
1 2 3
1  
 
Serena Williams
Lucie Šafářová
6
0
2
6
7
5
 
2  
 
Serena Williams / Mardy Fish
Lucie Šafářová / Tomáš Berdych
6
0
     
retired
3  
 
Mardy Fish
Tomáš Berdych
      w/o
 

Australia vs. IndiaEdit

 
Australia
1
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth
1 January 2008, 10:30 AWST (UTC+9)
hard (indoors)
 
India
2
1 2 3
1  
 
Alicia Molik
Sania Mirza
2
6
6
2
4
6
 
2  
 
Peter Luczak
Rohan Bopanna
7
6
6
3
   
3  
 
Alicia Molik / Peter Luczak
Sania Mirza / Rohan Bopanna
2
6
6
4
612
714
 

United States vs. AustraliaEdit

 
United States
3
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth
3 January 2008, 10:30 AWST (UTC+9)
hard (indoors)
 
Australia
0
1 2 3
1  
 
Serena Williams
Alicia Molik
6
2
710
68
   
2  
 
Mardy Fish
Peter Luczak
77
65
712
610
   
3  
 
Serena Williams / Mardy Fish
Alicia Molik / Peter Luczak
6
2
6
3
   

Czech Republic vs. IndiaEdit

 
Czech Republic
2
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth
3 January 2008, 10:30 AWST (UTC+9)
hard (indoors)
 
India
1
1 2 3
1  
 
Lucie Šafářová
Sania Mirza
6
2
4
6
6
3
 
2  
 
Tomáš Berdych
Rohan Bopanna
6
4
6
0
   
3  
 
Lucie Šafářová / Tomáš Berdych
Sania Mirza / Rohan Bopanna
3
6
2
6
   

FinalEdit

Serbia vs. United StatesEdit

 
Serbia
1
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth
4 January 2008, 18:00 AWST (UTC+9)
hard (indoors)
 
United States
2
1 2 3
1  
 
Jelena Janković
Serena Williams
       
w/o
2  
 
Novak Djokovic
Mardy Fish
6
2
64
77
77
64
 
3  
 
Jelena Janković / Novak Djokovic
Serena Williams / Mardy Fish
65
77
2
6
   
2008 Hopman Cup Champions
 
United States
Fifth title

External linksEdit