Murray and Robson through to Hopman final

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff

Andy murray

Andy Murray and Laura Robson booked their place in the Hopman Cup final after securing a 2-1 win over Russia.

The British duo will now face Spanish pair Tommy Robredo and Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez in Saturday’s final.

In beating Russia, Murray and Robson have become the first British team to reach the final of the competition.

The pair beat Igor Andreev and Elena Dementieva 6-4 6-7 7-6 to finish top of Group B and maintain their perfect record in the competition.

“I have to say thanks to Laura because she played great,” said Murray after their victory.

“In the mixed, the guy is supposed to try to dominate and help the girl but every time I tried that we lost the point, so I left it to her after that.”

Elsewhere Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer are still on course to meet in the final of the Qatar Open after both made it through to the semi finals of the event.

Federer overcame Ernests Gulbis in three sets and Nadal was 6-1 2-0 up in his quarter-final when Steve Darcis was forced the retire through injury.

MORE:

MORE: The latest football news

MORE: The latest tennis news

BIOGRAPHY: Daniel Sturridge

BIOGRAPHY: Kepa Arrizabalaga

Laver Cup 2018
The Sport Review
Laver Cup 2018: Federer, Djokovic and fellow top-10s relish European defence – ‘We’re ready!’
The Sport Review
Take a tour of Cristiano Ronaldo’s stunning house in Madrid
The Sport Review
Top 50 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC and Man United stars feature
The Sport Review
Take a tour of Arsenal star Mesut Ozil’s £10m London house with us
The Sport Review
Top 50 most stylish footballers in the world in 2017: Chelsea, Arsenal stars feature – Slideshow
The Sport Review
Rio Ferdinand reacts to Paul Pogba’s goal in Man United’s 3-0 win at Young Boys
The Sport Review
Garth Crooks predicts where Liverpool FC are going to finish
The Sport Review
Gary Lineker raves about Liverpool FC star after 3-2 win over PSG