8 Jan 2012

Czech Republic win Hopman Cup

7:16 am on 8 January 2012

Wimbledon tennis champion Petra Kvitova and Tomas Berdych have won the Hopman Cup for the Czech Republic after a 2-0 win over France in the final in Perth.

Kvitova saw off Marion Bartoli 7-5 6-1 in the opening match and then world number seven Berdych defeated Richard Gasquet 7-6 6-4 to take an unassailable lead in the tie.

With the result decided, the mixed doubles match did not go ahead.