France lose Hopman Cup tie to South Africa

South Africa beat France 2-1 in the Hopman Cup after Jo-Wilfried Tsonga retired hurt from the decisive mixed doubles rubber.

Tennis News: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

Tsonga had earlier beat Kevin Anderson 7-6 (7/4) 7-6 (7/3) to level the tie after team-mate Mathilde Johansson had lost 6-4 4-6 4-6 to Chanelle Scheepers.

But the former Australian Open finalist then appeared to injure his groin in the doubles and indicated he was unable to carry on, with Scheepers and Anderson leading 6-3 1-2 at the time.



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