Australia's Bernard Tomic and world No.19 Stanislas Wawrinka will open the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Play-off at Royal Sydney Golf Club tomorrow. They will be followed by a re-match of one of tennis' most classic rivalries when world when Australia's Davis Cup stalwart Lleyton Hewitt takes on world No.3 Roger Federer. Hewitt won their last Davis Cup encounter, an epic five setter in the 2003 semifinal.
On Saturday Hewitt will team with Chris Guccione against Federer and Wawrinka in the crucial doubles tie. The reverse singles on Sunday will see Tomic play Federer for the first time, with Hewitt up against Wawrinka.