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The Hopman Cup XXX (also known as the 2018 Mastercard Hopman Cup for sponsorship reasons)[1] was the 30th edition of the Hopman Cup tournament between nations in men's and women's tennis. It took place at the Perth Arena in Perth, Australia.

2018 Hopman Cup
Date30 December 2017 –
6 January 2018
EditionXXX (30th)
SurfaceHard indoor
LocationPerth, Australia
VenuePerth Arena
Champions
  Switzerland
← 2017 · Hopman Cup · 2019 →

France were the defending champions; however they did not return to defend their title. This marked the first edition without France competing since 2010.[2]

Switzerland defeated Germany in the final to win its third title.[3][4]

Contents

EntrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

The draw took place on the 5th October 2017 and it placed the 8 teams into two groups, according to the following ranking-based seedings:

Seed Team Female player WTA1 Male player ATP1 Total Elimination
1   Germany Angelique Kerber 12 Alexander Zverev 3 15 Runners-up
2   United States Coco Vandeweghe 10 Jack Sock 8 18 Round robin
3   Belgium Elise Mertens 38 David Goffin 7 49 Round robin
4   Russia Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 21 Karen Khachanov 42 63 Round robin
5   Japan Naomi Osaka 62 Yūichi Sugita 40 102 Round robin
6   Canada Eugenie Bouchard 79 Vasek Pospisil 84 163 Round robin
7    Switzerland Belinda Bencic 196 Roger Federer 2 198 Champions
8   Australia Daria Gavrilova 22 Thanasi Kokkinakis 212 234 Round robin
1ATP and WTA Rankings as of October 2, 2017 (latest before draw date)[5]

Replacement playersEdit

Pre-tournament replacement
Team Replacement Original player Reason
  Russia Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova Svetlana Kuznetsova Left wrist injury[6]
In-tournament partial replacement
  Japan   Maddison Inglis Naomi Osaka Illness
  United States   Pat Cash Jack Sock Hip injury
  Canada   Maddison Inglis Eugenie Bouchard Gluteus maximus injury

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

All times are local (UTC+8).

StandingsEdit

Germany
 
Belgium
 
Canada
 
Australia
 
RR W–L Matches W–L Sets W–L Games W–L Standings
1   Germany 2–1 3–0 2–1 3–0 7–2 13–4 89–66 1
3   Belgium 1–2 3–0 3–0 2–1 7–2 14–6 97–68 2
6   Canada 0–3 0–3 1–2 0–3 1–8 3–16 56–97 4
8   Australia 1–2 0–3 2–1 1–2 3–6 8–12 80–91 3

Australia vs. CanadaEdit

 
Australia
2
Perth Arena, Perth
31 December 2017, 10:00
Hard (i)
 
Canada
1
1 2 3
1  
 
Daria Gavrilova
Eugenie Bouchard
6
1
6
4
   
2  
 
Thanasi Kokkinakis
Vasek Pospisil
6
4
3
6
6
3
 
3  
 
Daria Gavrilova / Thanasi Kokkinakis
Eugenie Bouchard / Vasek Pospisil
31
45
34
45
   

Belgium vs. GermanyEdit

 
Belgium
1
Perth Arena, Perth
1 January 2018, 17:30
Hard (i)
 
Germany
2
1 2 3
1  
 
Elise Mertens
Angelique Kerber
66
78
61
77
   
2  
 
David Goffin
Alexander Zverev
6
3
6
3
   
3  
 
Elise Mertens / David Goffin
Angelique Kerber / Alexander Zverev
2
4
32
45
   

Canada vs. GermanyEdit

 
Canada
0
Perth Arena, Perth
3 January 2018, 10:00
Hard (i)
 
Germany
3
1 2 3
1  
 
Eugenie Bouchard
Angelique Kerber
1
6
3
6
   
2  
 
Vasek Pospisil
Alexander Zverev
4
6
2
6
   
3  
 
Eugenie Bouchard / Vasek Pospisil
Angelique Kerber / Alexander Zverev
32
45
32
45
   

Australia vs. BelgiumEdit

 
Australia
0
Perth Arena, Perth
3 January 2018, 17:30
Hard (i)
 
Belgium
3
1 2 3
1  
 
Daria Gavrilova
Elise Mertens
6
2
4
6
2
6
 
2  
 
Thanasi Kokkinakis
David Goffin
4
6
2
6
   
3  
 
Daria Gavrilova / Thanasi Kokkinakis
Elise Mertens / David Goffin
33
45
4
2
1
4
 

Belgium vs. CanadaEdit

 
Belgium
3
Perth Arena, Perth
5 January 2018, 10:00
Hard (i)
 
Canada
0
1 2 3
1  
 
Elise Mertens
Eugenie Bouchard
6
4
6
4
   
2  
 
David Goffin
Vasek Pospisil
6
2
6
4
   
3  
 
Elise Mertens / David Goffin
Maddison Inglis / Vasek Pospisil
45
33
32
45
34
45
 

Notes. Due to Eugenie Bouchard's withdrawal from the mixed doubles rubber, the scores are counted as 4–0, 4–0 win for Belgium.

Australia vs. GermanyEdit

 
Australia
1
Perth Arena, Perth
5 January 2018, 17:30
Hard (i)
 
Germany
2
1 2 3
1  
 
Daria Gavrilova
Angelique Kerber
1
6
2
6
   
2  
 
Thanasi Kokkinakis
Alexander Zverev
5
7
77
64
6
4
 
3  
 
Daria Gavrilova / Thanasi Kokkinakis
Angelique Kerber / Alexander Zverev
4
1
1
4
33
45
 

Group BEdit

All times are local (UTC+8).

StandingsEdit

United States
 
Russia
 
Japan
 
Switzerland
 
RR W–L Matches W–L Sets W–L Games W–L Standings
2   United States 2–1 2–1 0–3 2–1 4–5 9–11 85–69 2
4   Russia 1–2 2–1 0–3 1–2 3–6 10–13 93–94 3
5   Japan 1–2 1–2 0–3 0–3 2–7 5–15 59–98 4
7    Switzerland 3–0 3–0 3–0 3–0 9–0 18–3 109–76 1

Russia vs. United StatesEdit

 
Russia
1
Perth Arena, Perth
30 December 2017, 10:00
Hard (i)
 
United States
2
1 2 3
1  
 
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
Coco Vandeweghe
3
6
3
6
   
2  
 
Karen Khachanov
Jack Sock
4
6
6
1
3
6
 
3  
 
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova / Karen Khachanov
Coco Vandeweghe / Jack Sock
33
45
4
1
4
2
 

Japan vs. SwitzerlandEdit

 
Japan
0
Perth Arena, Perth
30 December 2017, 17:30
Hard (i)
 
Switzerland
3
1 2 3
1  
 
Naomi Osaka
Belinda Bencic
5
7
3
6
   
2  
 
Yūichi Sugita
Roger Federer
4
6
3
6
   
3  
 
Naomi Osaka / Yūichi Sugita
Belinda Bencic / Roger Federer
4
2
1
4
31
45
 

Japan vs. United StatesEdit

 
Japan
1
Perth Arena, Perth
2 January 2018, 10:00
Hard (i)
 
United States
2
1 2 3
1  
 
Maddison Inglis
Coco Vandeweghe
5
7
2
6
   
2  
 
Yūichi Sugita
Jack Sock
77
61
1
1
   
retired
3  
 
Maddison Inglis / Yūichi Sugita
Coco Vandeweghe / Pat Cash
0
4
45
32
4
0
 

Notes. Maddison Inglis of Australia played instead of Naomi Osaka for the first match. Scores counted as 6–0, 6–0 win for Vandeweghe and 4–0, 4–0 win for the American mixed pair due to Naomi Osaka's withdrawal due to illness.[7] Due to Jack Sock's retirement in the men's singles rubber, the second set is counted as 6–1 win for Sugita.

Russia vs. SwitzerlandEdit

 
Russia
0
Perth Arena, Perth
2 January 2018, 17:30
Hard (i)
 
Switzerland
3
1 2 3
1  
 
Karen Khachanov
Roger Federer
3
6
68
710
   
2  
 
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
Belinda Bencic
1
6
6
3
3
6
 
3  
 
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova / Karen Khachanov
Belinda Bencic / Roger Federer
31
45
45
33
1
4
 

Japan vs. RussiaEdit

 
Japan
1
Perth Arena, Perth
4 January 2018, 10:00
Hard (i)
 
Russia
2
1 2 3
1  
 
Naomi Osaka
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova
6
4
3
6
77
65
 
2  
 
Yūichi Sugita
Karen Khachanov
4
6
2
6
   
3  
 
Naomi Osaka / Yūichi Sugita
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova / Karen Khachanov
1
4
0
4
   

Switzerland vs. United StatesEdit

 
Switzerland
3
Perth Arena, Perth
4 January 2018, 17:30
Hard (i)
 
United States
0
1 2 3
1  
 
Roger Federer
Jack Sock
77
65
7
5
   
2  
 
Belinda Bencic
Coco Vandeweghe
78
66
6
4
   
3  
 
Belinda Bencic / Roger Federer
Coco Vandeweghe / Jack Sock
45
33
4
2
   

FinalEdit

Germany vs. SwitzerlandEdit

 
Germany
1
Perth Arena, Perth
6 January 2018,16:00
Hard (i)
 
Switzerland
2
1 2 3
1  
 
Alexander Zverev
Roger Federer
77
64
0
6
2
6
 
2  
 
Angelique Kerber
Belinda Bencic
6
4
6
1
   
3  
 
Angelique Kerber / Alexander Zverev
Belinda Bencic / Roger Federer
33
45
2
4
   


2018 Hopman Cup Champions
 
Switzerland
Third title

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mastercard named as Hopman Cup title sponsor". ITFTennis.com. 13 October 2016. Retrieved 2017-12-30.
  2. ^ "A closer look at the Mastercard Hopman Cup 2018 field". HopmanCup.com. 4 October 2017. Retrieved 2017-04-10.
  3. ^ Richard Wainwright (2018-01-06). "Roger Federer & Belinda Bencic win Hopman Cup for Switzerland". abc.net.au. Retrieved 2018-01-06.
  4. ^ "Roger Federer & Belinda Bencic win Hopman Cup for Switzerland". BBC Sport. 6 January 2018. Retrieved 8 January 2018.
  5. ^ "Hopman Cup draw and rankings".
  6. ^ "Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in for Svetlana Kuznetsova - Hopman Cup". HopmanCup.com. 13 November 2017. Retrieved 2017-11-13.
  7. ^ "Results – Completed Matches". HopmanCup.com. 2 January 2018. Retrieved 2018-01-02.

External linksEdit