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Zverev, Kerber defeat Ferrer, Muguruza at Hopman Cup

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IANS Perth
Germany's Angelique Kerber and Alexander Zverev were both victorious at their singles matches at the Hopman Cup in Perth on Sunday, giving Germany a 2-0 victory over Spain.
World No. 2 Kerber beat Spain's Garbiñe Muguruza 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 in over two hours at RAC Arena, ending her five-match losing streak to the Spaniard, reports Efe.
"It is always tough if you play against another Grand Slam champion so that is why I am really happy with how I played today," said Kerber.
Meanwhile, her teammate, world No. 4 Zverev, made a 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (7-0) win against David Ferrer of Spain in two hours and 35 minutes.
"Coming back from a set down and a break down, I mean he is the greatest fighter maybe that we have ever seen," Zverev said, praising Ferrer.
Spain is set to take on Australia in Group A on January 2, two days before playing France.
The winners of Group A and B are set to meet in the final on January 5.
--IANS
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First Published: Dec 30 2018 | 6:02 PM IST

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