Indian Aces beat UAE Royals 26-19 in an International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) match to jump to the top spot in the standings with 10 points in Singapore on Tuesday.
This was the third win for Indian Aces in four matches. Indian Aces began on a winning note with Kirsten Flipkens beating former World No.1 Serbian Ana Ivanovic in the women’s singles.
The mixed doubles tie was a battle between two former partners as Aces’ Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna defeated Martina Hingis and Pablo Cuevas of the Royals.
Mark Philippoussis won the tie against Thomas Johansson in the legends tie. Tomas Berdych lifted the Royals’ spirits up with a win over Feliciano Lopez in the men’s singles tie.
In the second match of the day, Singapore Slammers made their debut in front of their home crowd with a 29-16 win over Japan Warriors.