Daria Gavrilova, Kristina Mladenovic, and Andrea Petkovic had New Year's "rockin" Eve in Perth with ATP legend Roger Federer at the Hopman Cup player party.
WTA Staff

The 2017 season got underway in earnest yesterday, but not before one last party to bid farewell to last year.

With events taking place in Brisbane, Auckland, and Shenzhen, Daria Gavrilova went to Perth to defend her Hopman Cup title earned with countryman Nick Kyrgios.

Gavrilova tweeted a particularly noteworthy photo at the player party, featuring a photobomb from France's Kristina Mladenovic:

Caught in the background was none other than 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer, who was playing his first tournament since Wimbledon. Federer is in Perth partnering with Belinda Bencic.

Andrea Petkovic took full credit for the candid moment with one of the greatest to ever play the game:

Gavrilova did eventually get an official photo with the living legend that night: