Hosts downed in Perth
Hosts Australia were beaten 2-1 by Canada and top-seeds Poland defeated Italy on the opening day of the Hopman Cup in Perth.
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Milos Raonic beat Bernard Tomic 7-6 (8/6) 6-1 in the men's singles rubber to give Canada a 1-0 lead against Australia.
Tomic saved a set point in the opening tiebreak, before handing Raonic the advantage, and the Canadian broke his rival twice in the second set to go 4-0 up before cruising to victory.
Eugenie Bouchard then gave Canada an unassailable 2-0 lead with a 4-6 6-2 6-3 win over Sam Stosur.
The Australians responded by winning the mixed doubles in straight sets, 6-2 6-4.
Poland, led by Agnieszka Radwanska, claimed an impressive opening-round 3-0 win over Italy.
World number five Radwanska beat Flavia Pennetta 6-2 6-2 and Poland went further ahead when Grzegorz Panfil led 6-2 2-2 against Andreas Seppi before the Italian retired sick.
The mixed doubles were awarded to Poland, giving a clean sweep, but the match went ahead as 15-year-old Australian Oliver Anderson stepped in for Seppi to partner Pennetta in a 6-2 6-1 loss to the Polish pair.