The Spanish team of Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez and Tommy Robredo handily defeated the USA 3-0 in Hopman Cup play today. Sanchez defeated Melania Oudin 6-4, 6-4, Robredo defeated John Isner, and the Australian team defeated the USA team in mixed doubles.
The USA's team wasn't the only top team to make an early exist. Number 1 seed Australia was defeated 2-1 by Romania. Sorana Cirstea defeated Samantha Stosur 3-6, 6-4, 6-3, and Cirstea and partner Victor Hanescu defeated Stosur and Lleyton Hewitt in mixed doubles.
One of tomorrow's highlights will be the Russia-Germany competition between Elena Dementieva and Sabine Lisicki.