World number two tennis player, Roger Federer is set to return to Perth to compete in Western Australia's premier tennis tournament, the Mastercard Hopman Cup in 2019.
- World number two Roger Federer to compete at 2019 Mastercard Hopman Cup
- 2018 tournament attracted a record attendance of more than 106,000
- Proudly supported by the State Government through Tourism WA
- Hopman Cup helps attract visitors to WA boosting the economy and creating jobs.
Considered one of the greatest tennis players of all time, the 20-time Grand Slam champion will pair up with Belinda Bencic for Team Switzerland to defend their 2018 title.
The duo will again be joined by the German team, and 2018 runners-up, current world number three Alexander Zverev and two-time Grand Slam champion and former world number one Angelique Kerber.
This year's tournament at Perth Arena made history with a record total tournament attendance of 106,424, and a further 5,688 fans viewing Federer's open practice session with Australia's Thanasi Kokkinakis.
The Hopman Cup has been proudly supported by the State Government through Tourism Western Australia since its inception in 1989. The tournament has been secured in WA until 2022.
Selected ticket packages for the Mastercard Hopman Cup 2019 are now available to purchase via Ticketek.
Comments attributed to Tourism Minister Paul Papalia:
"To have Roger Federer, one of the world's best tennis players, once again compete at the Mastercard Hopman Cup is a massive coup for the State.
"This will be Federer's fifth time representing Switzerland at the mixed team tournament, and we are pleased to welcome him back to WA and experience our extraordinary State.
"The Hopman Cup is a world-class event which continues to attract a high calibre of international players.
"The event also adds vibrancy to the State and attracts significant media attention nationally and internationally, providing invaluable exposure of Perth and WA to millions of people around the world.
"Supporting world-class events such as the Hopman Cup are a key part of the State Government's Two-Year Action Plan to make Western Australia the most desirable leisure and business events destination in Australia."