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Nole losses for Hopman Cup, but Serbia topped the standings 

Nole losses for Hopman Cup, but Serbia topped the standings


Seeded 1st Serbia defeated the host Australia 2:1 wins in a match of the second round in Group "A" tennis mixed teams championship 'Hopman Cup' in Perth. So, the Serbs led in the standings before the last meeting in the group with complete asset and approached to participate in the final. In men's singles world ranking leader Novak Djokovic surprisingly lost from Bernard Tomic with 4:6, 4:6. Tomic realizes decisive breakthroughs submission of the Serb in the ninth game of both sets to record the most significant victory of his career.

"I played very, very good game. I am glad that all my efforts in training the last few months gave result. I hope to keep playing well. Against players like Novak is always very difficult. I served excellent, which helped a lot," said Tomic .

In the women's singles former No. 1 Ana Ivanovic equalized after success over the 16 years old Ashleigh Barty with 6:2, 6:3. After a equally start and 2:2 the Serb took seven consecutive games, which proved decisive. In the doubles match Djokovic and Ivanovic hammered hard over Tomic and Barty with 6:4, 6:7 (8), 10:6. So success for Serbia over Germany in the final match of the group ensures the team standings in the final.

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