Posted September 19, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Seven-time grand slam title winner Venus Williams will represent the United States in the Hopman Cup mixed-teams tournament later this year for the first time in her career. Organizers said on Wednesday the 32-year-old Williams will team up with big-serving John Isner at the tournament in Perth, Western Australia, from Dec. 29 to Jan. 5. They will play a men's singles, a women's singles and a mixed doubles match in each contest. Williams and Isner are the second big-name pair confirmed for the tournament after Serbia's Novak Djokovic and Ana Ivanovic. Williams said ''I've never played the Hopman Cup, so for me it's going to be a wonderful experience.''
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