OUE Singapore Slammers Score a Perfect 30 Against Philippine Mavericks

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Singapore Slammers Tennis News

The OUE Singapore Slammers came out tops against the Philippine Mavericks as the Coca-Cola IPTL settled into the second day here in Delhi. The team was off to a terrific start, winning all their matches with aplomb and ending the evening with a 30-22 win over the Mavericks.

Match Summary:

In a hard fought match, the legends singles saw Moya getting the better of Philippoussis, winning the set 6-4
The mixed doubles pairing of Pliskova/Brown gave a superb fight to Gajdosova/Huey, drawing the set 5-5. The set saw 5 aces from the Slammers pair, ultimately winning it in the shoot-out to close the set 6-5
Rising star Belinda Bencic delivered yet another win for the Slammers against Ajla Tomljanovic in just 25 minutes, in what was the shortest set of the evening, to win it 6-3
Men’s doubles saw some sensational tennis from Kyrgios/Melo matching stroke for stroke. Despite the shoot-out, it was their clever shot-making that won them the set 6-5 against Huey/Roger-Vasselin
Fired up with the previous set, both players took the court fully charged for the men’s singles. Kyrgios and Roger-Vasselin showcased superb tennis, with the Australian firing 10 aces against 2 from the Frenchman. Kyrgios finally won it in the shoot-out, to close the set 6-5 for his team

What the Players said:


Nick Kyrgios: “We had a great match today, winning all our sets. I love the IPTL, it’s a great format, and I really look forward to this time of the year. For me personally, it’s not difficult adjusting to the regular game when I go back on the tour. It’s just fine.”

On the year gone by and the year ahead, he added, “I’ve had a great year, played some fantastic tennis, made it deep in the Grand Slam draw which is great. I’m not really a bad boy. I am young and its fine. But I also feel I’ve matured a lot in this year. I’m looking forward to the next season, I’m competitive, I play to win … so whether it’s a game of chess or football, I play to win!”


Match Scores:



Day 2 | 11th Dec’15

Philippine Mavericks vs. OUE Singapore Slammers 22 30

Mark Philippoussis vs. Carlos Moya 46
Gajdosova/Huey vs. Pliskova/Brown 56
Ajla Tomljanovic vs. Belinda Bencic 36
Huey/Roger-Vasselin  def. Krygios/Melo 56
Roger-Vasselin vs. Nick Krygios 56

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