John Isner, Sloane Stephens give U.S. winning start at Hopman Cup

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John Isner and Sloane Stephens virtually ended Spain's chances in international mixed team competition.

John Isner and Sloane Stephens virtually ended Spain's chances in international mixed team competition.

In other first-round matches, Yvonne Meusburger beat seventh-seeded Mona Barthel 6-4, 6-3 and fifth-seeded Jamie Hampton beat wild-card entry Tamira Paszek 1-6, 6-0, 6-3.