Djokovic puts Serbia up 1-0 in Hopman Cup final

Last Updated: Sat, Jan 05, 2013 12:45 hrs

Novak Djokovic recovered from a 3-0 deficit in the second set to complete a 6-3, 7-5 win over Fernando Verdasco on Saturday, giving Serbia a 1-0 lead over Spain in the Hopman Cup final at Perth Arena.

Ana Ivanovic can clinch Serbia's first title in the 25-year history of the mixed-team tournament with a win over Anabel Medina Garrigues in the women's singles match.

Spain has won the Perth title three times.

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