[Yahoo] United States beats Russia in Hopman Cup (AP)

Rusty Backhand
01-03-2006, 03:46 PM
Taylor Dent won his singles match and combined with Lisa Raymond in the clinching mixed doubles to give the United States a 2-1 victory Tuesday over Russia in the Hopman Cup. Dent beat Yuri Schukin 6-2, 6-0 to even the round-robin match at 1-1 after 2004 U.S. Open champion Svetlana Kuznetsova gave Russia a 1-0 lead with a 6-4, 6-1 win over Raymond.