Roger Federer has been triumphant from a historic first meeting with Serena Williams in the Hopman Cup on Tuesday held the Perth Arena in Australia. In this great clash tennis was the true winner as two of the game’s stars were treated by fans worldwide to witness an unforgettable evening.
Defending champions Switzerland cemented a 2-1 win over six-times winners United States that left them bottom of Group B. The result mattered little to over 14,000 fans in Perth and millions around the world who had enthusiastically awaited the remarkable contest.
Worth mention here Federer and Williams, holders of a combined 43 singles Grand Slam crowns, won their singles matches to keep the mixed doubles match alive and the deciding match lived up to the hard sell it had generated as both tennis gems left the court with big smiles.
In the epic match Federer defeated the American tennis ace in the mixed doubles event alongside Belinda Bencic 4-2, 4-3 (3). The two legends also clicked the 'Greatest selfie of all time'.
Post the Swiss pair beat Williams and Frances Tiafoe in the Fast4 format in front of around 14,000 spectators; the two admired each other before Serena had her wished fulfilled for clicking a photograph with Federer.