Murray and Robson to Play Hopman Cup

Aaron KumarSenior Writer IOctober 27, 2009

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 18:  Andy Murray of Great Britain celebrates a break point during the opening rubber of the Davis Cup tie between Great Britain and Poland at Liverpool Echo Arena on September 18, 2009 in Liverpool, England.  (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

British No. 1 Andy Murray and Laura Robson will represent Britain in the Hopman Cup in Perth in January next year.

It will be the 1st time that Britain have been represented in the mixed tournament since 1992, the tournament comprises of a men's singles, ladies singles and mixed doubles match in each rubber.

Murray has been one of the most consistent players on men's tennis and it is thought that he believes that this change of schedule will give him his best chance of finally winning his 1st Grand Slam title at the Australian Open a few weeks later.

Back in 2005 Marat Safin led Russia to Hopman glory and went on to win the Australian Open while Novak Djokovic's lone Grand Slam title came in Melbourne last year a few weeks after he played an instrumental part in Serbia's Hopman Cup triumph.

John Isner is set to represent the USA along with the talented Melanie Oudin. It is hard to see Britain upsetting the Betting Odds and winning the title.

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