World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

2012 Hopman Cup

Article Id: WHEBN0033458282
Reproduction Date:

Title: 2012 Hopman Cup  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Bulgaria at the Hopman Cup, Denmark at the Hopman Cup, Hopman Cup, China at the Hopman Cup, Czech Republic at the Hopman Cup
Collection: 2012 in Australian Tennis, 2012 in Tennis, Hopman Cups by Year
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

2012 Hopman Cup

Hopman Cup XXIV
Champions Czech Republic
Dates 31 December 2011 – 7 January 2012[1]
Location Perth, Western Australia
Australia
Surface Hard indoor

The Hopman Cup XXIV (also known as the Hyundai Hopman Cup for sponsorship reasons)[1][2] corresponds to the 24th edition of the Hopman Cup tournament between nations in men's and women's tennis. The tournament commenced on the 31 December 2011 at the Burswood Dome in Perth, Australia.

Eight teams competed for the title, with two round robin groups of four, from which the top team of each group progressed to the final.

United States were the 2011 champions. In that tournament's final the United States of America team of Bethanie Mattek-Sands and John Isner defeated Belgium's Justine Henin and Ruben Bemelmans 2–1. This was the USA's sixth Hopman Cup title.

Czech Republic won their second title, defeating France in the final 2–0.[3]

Hopman Cup XXIV Champions
Czech Republic

Contents

  • Tournament 1
  • Entrants 2
    • Seeds 2.1
    • Other Entrants 2.2
  • Group stage 3
    • Group A 3.1
      • Standings 3.1.1
      • Czech Republic vs. Bulgaria 3.1.2
      • USA vs. Denmark 3.1.3
      • Denmark vs. Bulgaria 3.1.4
      • Czech Republic vs. USA 3.1.5
      • Czech Republic vs. Denmark 3.1.6
      • USA vs. Bulgaria 3.1.7
    • Group B 3.2
      • Standings 3.2.1
      • France vs. China 3.2.2
      • Australia vs. Spain 3.2.3
      • Spain vs. China 3.2.4
      • Australia vs. France 3.2.5
      • France vs. Spain 3.2.6
      • Australia vs. China 3.2.7
  • Final 4
    • Czech Republic vs. France 4.1
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Tournament

The 2012 Hyundai Hopman Cup was an invitational tennis tournament and is also known as the Official Mixed Teams Championships of the ITF. The 2012 cup had prize money of $1 million and followed the traditional round robin format, the leading teams after three round robin matches qualified for the final. All matches were best of three sets with the exception of the doubles match where a match tie break, first to ten points, was played if the match was tied at one set all. All ties were played in this format; women's singles, men's singles and finally mixed doubles. In the event of a tie in the final group standings the following will be used to separate the nations;

  • The highest total of matches won
  • Best percentage of sets won and lost
  • Best percentage of games won and lost
  • Head to Head performances
  • Toss of a coin[4]

Entrants

Seeds

The seeds for the 2012 Hopman Cup were decided by tournament director Paul McNamee, Rob Casey and Geoff Masters.[4]

Other Entrants

Group stage

Group A

All times are local (UTC+8).

Standings

Pos. Country W L Matches Sets Games
1  Czech Republic 3 0 7–1 15–4 104–66
2  Bulgaria 2 1 5–4 11–10 93–92
3  Denmark 1 2 3–5 9–11 97–97
4  United States 0 3 2–7 4–14 70–107

Czech Republic vs. Bulgaria


Czech Republic
2
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth
2 January 2012, 09:30
Hard (indoors)

Bulgaria
1
1 2 3
1
Petra Kvitová
Tsvetana Pironkova
6
4
6
2
   [10]
2
Tomáš Berdych
Grigor Dimitrov
6
4
69
711
6
3
 [10]
3
Petra Kvitová / Tomáš Berdych
Tsvetana Pironkova / Grigor Dimitrov
6
2
3
6
[9]
[11]
 [10]

USA vs. Denmark


United States
1
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth
2 January 2012, 17:00
Hard (indoors)

Denmark
2
1 2 3
1
Mardy Fish
Frederik Nielsen
4
6
77
65
6
4
 [10]
2
Bethanie Mattek-Sands
Caroline Wozniacki
63
77
2
6
   [10]
3
Bethanie Mattek-Sands / Mardy Fish
Caroline Wozniacki / Frederik Nielsen
5
7
3
6
   [10]

Denmark vs. Bulgaria


Denmark
1
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth
4 January 2012, 09:30
Hard (indoors)

Bulgaria
2
1 2 3
1
Caroline Wozniacki
Tsvetana Pironkova
7
5
4
6
6
2
 [10]
2
Frederik Nielsen
Grigor Dimitrov
65
77
2
6
   [10]
3
Caroline Wozniacki / Frederik Nielsen
Tsvetana Pironkova / Grigor Dimitrov
6
3
4
6
[1]
[10]
 [10]

Czech Republic vs. USA


Czech Republic
3
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth
4 January 2012, 17:00
Hard (indoors)

United States
0
1 2 3
1
Petra Kvitová
Bethanie Mattek-Sands
6
2
6
1
   [10]
2
Tomáš Berdych
Mardy Fish
6
3
6
3
   [10]
3
Petra Kvitová / Tomáš Berdych
Bethanie Mattek-Sands / Mardy Fish
6
3
7
5
   [10]

Czech Republic vs. Denmark


Czech Republic
2
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth
6 January 2012, 13:00
Hard (indoors)

Denmark
0
1 2 3
1
Petra Kvitová
Caroline Wozniacki
77
63
3
6
6
4
 [10]
2
Tomáš Berdych
Frederik Nielsen
6
1
6
3
   [10]
3
Petra Kvitová / Tomáš Berdych
Caroline Wozniacki / Frederik Nielsen
      not
played

USA vs. Bulgaria


United States
1
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth
6 January 2012, 17:00
Hard (indoors)

Bulgaria
2
1 2 3
1
Bethanie Mattek-Sands
Tsvetana Pironkova
6
4
6
4
   [10]
2
Mardy Fish
Grigor Dimitrov
2
6
1
6
   [10]
3
Bethanie Mattek-Sands / Mardy Fish
Tsvetana Pironkova / Grigor Dimitrov
5
8
     [10]

Group B

All times are local (UTC+8).

Standings

Pos. Country W L Matches Sets Games
1  France 3 0 7–1 15–3 101–49
2  Spain 2 1 4–4 9–10 78–83
3  Australia 1 2 3–6 8–13 81–105
4  China 0 3 3–6 6–12 67–90

France vs. China


France
2
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth
31 December 2011, 09:30
Hard (indoors)

China
1
1 2 3
1
Marion Bartoli
Li Na
6
2
2
6
4
6
 [10]
2
Richard Gasquet
Wu Di
6
1
6
3
   [10]
3
Marion Bartoli / Richard Gasquet
Li Na / Wu Di
6
1
6
1
   [10]

Australia vs. Spain


Australia
1
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth
1 January 2012, 15:00
Hard (indoors)

Spain
2
1 2 3
1
Jarmila Gajdošová
Anabel Medina Garrigues
6
3
3
6
6
3
 [10]
2
Lleyton Hewitt
Fernando Verdasco
3
6
6
3
5
7
 [10]
3
Jarmila Gajdošová / Lleyton Hewitt
Anabel Medina Garrigues / Fernando Verdasco
6
3
3
6
[9]
[11]
 [10]

Spain vs. China


Spain
2
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth
3 January 2012, 09:30
Hard (indoors)

China
1
1 2 3
1
Anabel Medina Garrigues
Li Na
3
6
1
6
   [10]
2
Fernando Verdasco
Wu Di
6
3
6
4
   [10]
3
Anabel Medina Garrigues / Fernando Verdasco
Li Na / Wu Di
6
0
6
2
   [10]

Australia vs. France


Australia
0
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth
3 January 2012, 17:00
Hard (indoors)

France
3
1 2 3
1
Jarmila Gajdošová
Marion Bartoli
0
6
0
6
   [10]
2
Lleyton Hewitt
Richard Gasquet
2
6
7
5
1
6
 [10]
3
Jarmila Gajdošová / Lleyton Hewitt
Marion Bartoli / Richard Gasquet
3
6
4
6
   [10]

France vs. Spain


France
2
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth
5 January 2012, 13:00
Hard (indoors)

Spain
0
1 2 3
1
Marion Bartoli
Anabel Medina Garrigues
6
2
6
4
   [10]
2
Richard Gasquet
Fernando Verdasco
6
2
6
4
   [10]
3
Marion Bartoli / Richard Gasquet
Anabel Medina Garrigues / Fernando Verdasco
      not
played

Australia vs. China


Australia
2
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth
5 January 2012, 17:00
Hard (indoors)

China
1
1 2 3
1
Jarmila Gajdošová
Li Na
3
6
2
6
   [10]
2
Lleyton Hewitt
Wu Di
6
4
7
5
   [10]
3
Jarmila Gajdošová / Lleyton Hewitt
Li Na / Wu Di
8
5
     [10]

Final

Czech Republic vs. France


Czech Republic
2
Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth
7 January 2012, 15:00 AWST (UTC+8)
Hard (indoors)

France
0
1 2 3
1
Petra Kvitová
Marion Bartoli
7
5
6
1
   [10]
2
Tomáš Berdych
Richard Gasquet
77
60
6
4
   [10]
3
Petra Kvitová / Tomáš Berdych
Marion Bartoli / Richard Gasquet
      not
played
2012 Hopman Cup Champions

Czech Republic
Second title

References

  1. ^ a b "About the 2011 Hopman Cup". hopmancup.com. 
  2. ^ "History of the Hopman Cup". hopmancup.com. 
  3. ^ "Hopman glory for Czechs". Sky Sports. 9 January 2012. Retrieved 9 January 2012. 
  4. ^ a b "Hyundai Hopman Cup XXIV Media Guide" (PDF). hopmancup.com. Retrieved 5 January 2012. 
  5. ^ "Kvitova and Berdych named for Hopman Cup". itftennis.com. 2011-08-05. 
  6. ^ "Session 9 France v Spain Wrap - France advance to Final". hopmancup.com. 2012-01-06. 
  7. ^ a b c d "Wozniacki completes Hopman Cup line-up". itftennis.com. 2011-10-12. 
  8. ^ "USA name team for Hopman Cup title defence". itftennis.com. 2011-10-10. 
  9. ^ a b "Li and Hewitt confirm Hopman Cup attendance". itftennis.com. 2011-08-22. 
  10. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj "Final Results". hopmancup.com. Retrieved 2012-06-18. 

External links

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.