If i remember correctly, Gambill double faulted on his first championship point (mmm don't take my word for it), then Tommy had an amazing point to get it back to deuce, after a great rally he performing some sort of incredible high backhand volley to force Gambill's error! The crowd was right behind him! And Gambill threw his racquet down on the ground disgusted with himself, while Tommy couldn't stop smiling!
I have a question concering the selection process. I heard a tournament organiser once say before that they offer places in the Hopman Cup teams based on rank. They start with the highest ranked player from a country and work their way down etc.
But does anyone know if they give preference to...
Just got this from http://www.tennisaustralia.com.au/
Pretty vague article in that it doesnt list who is actually playing (Im sure we'll get something more solid soon) but its a start.
Hopman Cup lands two No.1's
Tuesday, 15 October, 2002
PERTH, Oct 15 AAP - The $1 million Hopman Cup...
(1) USA - Serena Williams & James Blake
(4) BELGIUM - Kim Clijsters & Xavier Malisse
(6) SPAIN - Arantxa Sanchez & Tommy Robredo
PARAGUAY - Rossana Neffa De los Rios & Ramon Delgato
UZBEKISTAN - Iroda Tulyaganova & Oleg Ogorodov
(2) AUSTRALIA - Alicia Molik & Lleyton...