The 23-time Grand Slam singles champion lost an exhibition match against sister Venus in Abu Dhabi last week, but the Hopman Cup is her first competitive event since her controversial defeat to Japan's Naomi Osaka at Flushing Meadows in September.
"This was a great start but obviously a long way to go here and in Melbourne", Federer said.
Roger Federer's wish is about to be granted - he's getting the chance to return Serena Williams' powerful serve.
They will play in men's and women's singles rubbers before meeting in the mixed doubles alongside partners Belinda Bencic and Frances Tiafoe.
The holder of 20 major singles titles, Federer, who is eyeing third successive Australian Open crown called the upcoming game a "once-in-a-lifetime" match-up which he is waiting for with excitement.
"I admire everything she's done on and off the court".
Federer beat Cameron Norrie, the British No 2, 6-1, 6-1 in 57 minutes as Switzerland defeated Great Britain 3-0.
"I always feel like I'm at home when I'm in Australia", Tsitsipas said.
"I hope a lot of tennis fans will tune in to watch the match, because it's going to be one time and probably never again in this kind of a competition".
"We can relate to one another now even more so for being parents".
Tsitsipas repelled them all with winners and the match was in his hands after a great backhand cross court victor at 5-3 that pushed Greece in front before the women's singles match. "She is one of the biggest champions in our sport ever, men and women combined, so it is great to be playing against her". There, Serena Williams took down Maria Sakkari 7-6, 6-2 in an hour and 44 minutes after trailing 5-3 in the opening set, leveling the overall score to 1-1 before the deciding mixed doubles match.
"I was very happy that I was able to come out tonight and put in a good performance", Federer said.
A mixture of rain and snow is forecast, with snow accumulations of up to one-half inch possible over a light glaze of ice. To the south, heavy rains were forecast in the central Gulf Coast and stretching east to the mid-Atlantic.
Despite lingering concerns about a global economic slowdown, US WTI futures were up 0.33 percent as of 2:06 p.m. The U.S. benchmark is down about 16 percent since the producer group announced the agreement.
The boy's death came on the same day that Jakelin Caal , a Guatemalan girl who died in USA custody , was buried. An eight-year-old boy from Guatemala died in U.S. government custody on Tuesday, immigration authorities say.
His appraisal is at odds with that of military officials, aides and allies who consider IS a diminished but deadly force. It continues to experience sporadic bombings, kidnappings and assassinations, which most people attribute to IS.
Neither James nor Rondo will travel to Sacramento, and both are out for the team's game against the Kings on Thursday. The Lakers need to adjust their game plan as superstar LeBron James sits out due to a strained groin.
The Avangard is a hypersonic warhead re-entry vehicle that is created to outpace and outmaneuver US missile defense systems. Reprinted with the permission of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 1201 Connecticut Ave NW, Ste 400, Washington DC 20036.
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