The Roger Federer took just 56 minutes to beat Richard Gasquet 2-0 sets and bring Switzerland closer to the final of the Hopman Cup.
Roger Federer did not face a single problem in the third match of the Hopman Cup. The holder of 17 Grand Slam titles imposed of Richard Gasquet 6-1, 6-4 in 56 minutes and gave the first point in Switzerland, which still needs a win against France to get into the final of the Hopman Cup.
In the next race, the Belinda Bencic will face Kristina Mladenovic. If Bencic fails to send the team to the final, the Swiss will have another chance in the gross, which so far is unbeaten.
Federer made a flawless first set and won 5 games in a row to turn 1-1 into 6-1. He early break in the second set, to be preceded by 3-1 and kept safely until the end of the race his lead. The Swiss lost all and all 6 points from the service line in the second set.
The "King" finished the match with 36 winners and 19 unforced errors, while the Frenchman had 11 winners and 9 mistakes. also pulled 11 aces and did not allow the opponent to reach break point.
Federer, who in races for the tour has 15 wins and only 2 defeats from Gasquet, scored his second personal victory for the Hopman Cup. He won his first race after six months the Daniel Evans 2-0 sets, while she was beaten by Alexander Zverev, after a very close game, had three tie-break.