Roger V Serena – The Ultimate Tennis event is taking place at Perth’s Hopman Cup.
Two all-time legends of world tennis and global sport are set to take each other on in the traditional Hopman Cup mixed doubles event in Perth.
Both 37, Roger and Serena will wow crowds at RAC Arena in Perth in what is set to become one of the most memorable events in Perth sporting history.
Combined, the pair have claimed 43 Grand Slam titles.
Roger and Serena prepare
“It is very exciting for both of us and I hope a lot of tennis fans tune in and watch it,” said Federer.
Williams said it was “like a dream come true”.
“I have been looking forward to it. This is so cool.”
Williams will play with Frances Tiafoe, while Federer partners with fellow Swiss player Belinda Bencic.
While the Roger v Serena epic won’t be a one-on-one battle of the tennis titans, it’s sure to be one of the most entertaining and enthralling matches of tennis we may ever see.
The contest has been hotly anticipated by global sports media, with interest in the US and Europe for the match set to soar in the coming hours as the teams head on court.
A massive global audience will see the event live on TV or on TV and online news across New Years Day.
How to Watch the Hopman Cup Live?
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How to Watch the Roger Federer v Serena Williams match?
Live on Channel 9 Australia
Live on Nine in Perth and GEM Perth (in between 6pm news) from 5.30 Perth Time.
Gem will cover the Hopman Cup for other Australian cities.
In the US
Viewers in the United States can watch the action live on Tennis Channel from 4.30am East Coast Time.
Viewers can watch live on Sky channel 411 and Virgin Media Channel 522 [HD] and Channel 524.
Viewers across Europe can catch the match on EuroSport 2.