Canada at the Hopman Cup

Canada has competed at the Hopman Cup tennis tournament on four occasions, in 2004, 2014, 2015 and 2018. In 2004, the team of Maureen Drake and Frank Dancevic was defeated in the qualification play-off and as such did not compete in the round robin, except to stand in for the injured Belgium team for the final round robin tie against Hungary.[1] Milos Raonic and Eugenie Bouchard represented Canada in 2014 and finished second in Group A.[2][3] Bouchard represented Canada once again in 2015, this time with Vasek Pospisil, and ranked second in Group A for the second straight year.[4] Bouchard and Pospisil represented Canada in 2018 and finished last in their group.[5]

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First year2004
Years played4
Best finishSecond in Group A (2014, 2015)
Most total winsEugenie Bouchard (7–10)
Most singles winsEugenie Bouchard (4–5)
Most doubles winsEugenie Bouchard (3–5)
Best doubles teamEugenie Bouchard /
Milos Raonic (2–1)
Most years playedEugenie Bouchard (3)

PlayersEdit

This is a list of players who have played for Canada in the Hopman Cup.

Name Total W/L Singles W/L Doubles W/L First year played No. of years played
Eugenie Bouchard 7–10 4–5 3–5 2014 3
Frank Dancevic 1–2 1–1 0–1 2004 1
Maureen Drake 0–3 0–2 0–1 2004 1
Vasek Pospisil 5–7 3–3 2–4 2015 2
Milos Raonic 4–2 2–1 2–1 2014 1

ResultsEdit

Year Competition Location Opponent Score Result
20041 Qualification Play-offs Burswood Dome, Perth   Hungary 1–2 Loss
Round Robin Burswood Dome, Perth   Hungary 0–3 Loss
2014 Round Robin Perth Arena, Perth   Australia 2–1 Win
Round Robin Perth Arena, Perth   Poland 1–2 Loss
Round Robin Perth Arena, Perth   Italy 3–0 Win
2015 Round Robin Perth Arena, Perth   Czech Republic 1–2 Loss
Round Robin Perth Arena, Perth   United States 2–1 Win
Round Robin Perth Arena, Perth   Italy 2–1 Win
2018 Round Robin Perth Arena, Perth   Australia 1–2 Loss
Round Robin Perth Arena, Perth   Germany 0–3 Loss
Round Robin Perth Arena, Perth   Belgium 0–3 Loss

1 Despite losing the qualification play-off against Hungary in 2004, Canada replaced the injured Belgium team for their final round robin tie (again against the Hungarian team) where they conceded the mixed doubles dead rubber as a walkover.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Nations Records". HopmanCup.com. Archived from the original on September 5, 2011. Retrieved October 18, 2011.
  2. ^ "Bouchard and Raonic to play Hopman Cup". Tennis Canada. Retrieved December 4, 2013.
  3. ^ "Poland downs Aussies, seals place in final". HopmanCup.com. Retrieved January 2, 2014.
  4. ^ "Canada's Eugenie Bouchard returns to Hopman Cup at Perth Arena". Perth Now. Retrieved September 12, 2014.
  5. ^ "Bouchard and Pospisil to team up at Hopman Cup". Tennis Canada. Retrieved October 7, 2017.