The Brit did manage to stave off two set points in the sixth game before opening his account for the match - and then earned a pair of break points in the next set, only for Federer to respond and close it out.
Federer and Williams, of course, won't be the only players on the court in a mixed doubles match.
The battle for the ages between Roger Federer and Serena Williams ended with victory for the Swiss legend, respect on both sides of the net - and an epic selfie.
Federer beat Frances Tiafoe 6-4 6-1 before Williams levelled the tie with a 4-6 6-4 6-3 victory over Belinda Bencic in Perth, Australia. "She is one of the biggest champions in our sport ever - men and women combined - so it is great to be playing against her".
The Hopman Cup, played in Perth, features one man and one woman from eight countries. After that slip, Williams took the next two sets.
"I've played with some of the greatest doubles players in the world in Martina Navratilova and Martina Hingis, and I've also played against some of the best in Venus and other great ones in the past". Belinda has done it in the past so I'm sure she's going to pass me on the information that I need to know about Serena's serve and all the other shots that she has.
"The footwork, the offensive play, serve, return, it was all there, so I think it was a great match for me".
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According to a report from U.S. broadcaster NBC, the LaGuardia airport was briefly ingulfed in a "total blackout". The public is being advised to avoid the vicinity of the power plant on 20th Ave and 31st Street.
Authorities are searching for a red pickup truck, left, in connection with the fatal shooting Jazmine Barnes , right. The authorities said they are still investigating and trying to determine if the shooting was random or targeted.
On Friday, the S&P 500 closed at 2,416, leaving it down 17 percent on the quarter and more than 9 percent for the year. The conversations confirmed that "ample liquidity is available for lending to consumer and business markets", he said.
Detailed images won't be available immediately, as it takes around six hours for the data to arrive back on Earth. For example, the mission team still can not tell whether Ultima is a single or binary object.
The Federal Communication Commission announced Friday afternoon it had launched an investigation into the outages . CenturyLink calls itself "the second largest US communications provider to global enterprise customers".
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The New Year speech is a key fixture in the North Korean political calander, setting the agenda for the year to come. Seoul and Washington are in a security alliance and the U.S. stations 28,500 troops in the South.
The FSB, which said the American had been detained on December 28, added that a criminal case had been opened against him. Alexander Mikhailov, a retired FSB officer, said the arrest reflected the effectiveness of Russian counterintelligence.
The investment will create up to 25,000 jobs in the country and reduce Foxconn's (and Apple's) manufacturing presence in China. Last year, iPhone loyalists made up 86 percent of upgrades, while only 11 percent of buyers were previously on Android.
LeBron James Groin Injury Now Listed As Day-To-Day
Kuzma's foul on a Justin Jackson 3-pointer allowed the Kings to tie the game at 112 with under a minute left. Los Angeles led 104-89 with 6:44 remaining following a dunk by Tyson Chandler before Sacramento surged back.
Lakers’ Lebron James taking time to heal groin injury
Kyle Kuzma scored 24 points and Lonzo Ball had 19 for the Lakers, who played without LeBron James , Rajon Rondo and JaVale McGee . In his absence, the Lakers had lost to the Sacramento Kings on Thursday night, albeit to a buzzer-beating three-pointer.
Meghan Markle's due date may be sooner than expected
The newlyweds will soon add to the royal family and they anticipate the arrival of their first child together in the spring . The Frogmore Cottage, which Harry and Markle will relocate to in the new year, reportedly boasts 10 bedrooms.
Police Arrest Man Suspected of Killing CA Cop at Traffic Stop
Seven other people, including Arriaga's girlfriend and brother, face charges of accessory after the fact, or aiding and abetting. The Stanislaus sheriff's Office published pictures of the suspect on social media but have not publicly identified him.