Justin Chadwick Australian teenager Ashleigh Barty claimed the biggest scalp of her fledgling career with a 6-0 6-3 demolition of 2010 French Open champion Francesca Schiavone at the Hopman Cup on Thursday night.
Serbia's bid for a maiden Hopman Cup title will have to wait at least another year after Spain upset the top seeds 2-1 in the final which finished in the early hours of Sunday morning at Perth Arena.
Perth Australia posts upset victory over Germany in its opening Hopman Cup tie.
Perth Former world No.1 has set her sights on breaking back into the world's top 10 next year.
Australian Bernard Tomic secured a massive upset by beating world No.1 Novak Djokovic 6-4 6-4 in their Hopman Cup tennis clash in Perth on Wednesday night.
John Isner has withdrawn from the Hopman Cup with a right knee injury, ending the American team's chances of reaching the final of the tournament.
Seven-time grand slam champion Venus Williams to play in the Hopman Cup in Perth for the first time in her long career.
Justin Chadwick Lleyton Hewitt will be hoping it's a case of fourth time lucky when he teams up with Casey Dellacqua to contest the 21st Hopman Cup, which starts on Saturday.
World No.2 Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Hopman Cup.
Justin Chadwick The United States and Russia are set for a heavyweight showdown in January's Hopman Cup tennis tournament in Perth.
Justin Chadwick Germany have become the fourth country confirmed for January's Hopman Cup in Perth, with No.4 Nicolas Kiefer set to partner Sabine Lisicki.
Justin Chadwick Charismatic former world No.1 Marat Safin will join his younger sister Dinara Safina at the 2009 Hopman Cup tennis tournament in Perth.
Justin Chadwick The Slovak Republic has won a third Hopman Cup in Perth, beating Russia 2-0 in the final of the mixed teams tennis tournament.
By Nicolas Perpitch Serena Williams and Mardy Fish clinched the United States' fifth Hopman Cup title after beating an injury-plagued Serbia 2-1 in a tight mixed doubles decider.
By Nicolas Perpitch The mixed doubles will decide the 20th Hopman Cup winner, after Serbia's Novak Djokovic squared the final 1-1 against the US.
Justin Chadwick Lleyton Hewitt suffered his first setback since returning from a hip injury, losing to American James Blake in straight sets at the Hopman Cup.
The USA have knocked Australia of contention for the Hopman Cup finals after Serena Williams defeated Alicia Molik 6-2 7-6 (9-7).
By Liza Kappelle America's Serena Williams and Mardy Fish has overpowered Alicia Molik and Peter Luczak to demolish Australia's outside chance of a Hopman Cup final.
Justin Chadwick James Blake's quest for a record third Hopman Cup title has been dashed after the United States slumped to a 2-1 loss to Germany on Wednesday.
By Nicolas Perpitch Australia look to be out of contention for the Hopman Cup final after losing their tie against seventh seeded India 2-1.