Treat Huey and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga took on Tomas Berdych and Lleyton Hewitt in an extremely tightly contested doubles set. The Singapore Slammers’ pair were off to a flying start against the home team, racing to a 2-0 lead.
The home crowd found their voices as they looked to inspire the Mavericks pair. It looked to have worked with the Mavericks taking the next three games on the trot for a 3-2 lead. Just as the momentum was swinging towards the Mavericks, Hewitt and Berdych managed to break and take a 4-3 lead. One Australian replaced the other as teenage sensation Nick Kyrgios subbed in for Hewitt at 4-4.
The Mavericks fought back much to delight of the home support to take the match into a shootout. They clinched the shootout in spectacular fashion to win the tie 6-5.
Treat Huey/Jo-wilfried Tsonga beat Tomas Berdych/Lleyton Hewitt/Nick Kyrgios 6-5 (7-5).