Roger Federer and Belinda Bencic of Switzerland pose with the Hopman Cup after winning the final against Alexander Zverev and Angelique Kerber of Germany on day eight of the 2019 Hopman Cup at RAC Arena
The Swiss pairing did not loss a single game in the opening set before only mustering one themselves in the second as Zverev and Kerber fought back.
But Federer and Bencic held their nerve the best in a dramatic tie-break to seal victory and win the Hopman Cup for a second year on the bounce.
It is the third time Switzerland have won the Hopman Cup with Germany again runners-up to the formidable pairing of Federer and Bencic.
Roger Federer and Belinda Bencic of Switzerland celebrate with the Hopman Cup after defeating Angelique Kerber and Alexander Zverev of Germany in the final during day eight of the 2019 Hopman Cup at RAC Arena
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Federer and Kerber had traded singles wins to set up an entertaining finale to the mixed tournament in Perth.
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The 20-times Grand Slam champion Federer was sublime again as he brushed aside the 21-year-old World Tour Finals winner Zverev in the opening singles rubber with a 6-4 6-2 win.
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Bencic looked to close out overall victory for Switzerland, but Kerber levelled up the final with a commanding 6-4 7-6(6) win.
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