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Williams leads USA fightback

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Venus Williams lifted the United States to victory in their Hopman Cup tie against France on Tuesday. 

Venus Williams of the US (R) and Mathilde Johansson of France (L) interact after their match on day two of the Hopman Cup tennis tournament in Perth on January 1, 2013. Williams won the match 3-6, 7-5, 6-4.

The USA pairing of Williams and John Isner beat the French team of Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Mathilde Johansson 2-1 to remain unbeaten in the mixed teams tournament, but only after a remarkable comeback led by Williams when the Americans twice appeared on the brink of defeat.

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