Serena Williams and Roger Federer are most likely two of the largest names in tennis. How might they not be? Federer has 20 Major wins which places him first all-time amongst males, whereas Williams has 23, making her the second most adorned feminine tennis participant within the historical past of the sport. If you've got ever puzzled how the 2 would stack up towards one another, properly, you are in luck. The two shall be dealing with off towards one another on the Hopman Open on New Year's Day in a Mixed Doubles match.
According to tennis.com, Serena Williams shall be paired with fellow American Francis Tiafoe, whereas Federer will play with Belinda Bencic of Switzerland.
“It’s simply very thrilling for each of us,” Federer stated in regards to the match. “I hope that a variety of tennis followers are going to tune in and watch it as a result of it’s going to be one time and doubtless by no means once more in this type of competitors. I like all the things she’s performed on and off the court docket."
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Williams supplied an analogous response saying “I’m excited to go to Perth. It’s been some time since I’ve been there,” she stated. “You know, I’ve been coaching within the low season to be prepared for Roger. I’m undecided how I’m going to do, however we’ll see.”
While it is not the 1v1 match we have all been hoping for, will probably be attention-grabbing to see how they stack up towards one another.