Czech Republic Beat Spain in Hopman Cup First Round

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The Czech Republic defeated Spain in their opening Hopman Cup Group B tie in Perth on Sunday (December 29), with Petra Kvitova and Radek Stepanek securing easy straight set wins. Kvitova, the former Wimbledon champion, defeated Anabel Medina Garrigues 6-1, 6-0 in 57 minutes to take the first rubber. The 35-year-old Stepanek cruised to a 6-2 6-2 victory over Daniel Munoz-De La Nava in 78 minutes to give the Czechs an unassailable 2-0 lead.