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IPTL 2015: Indian Aces beat UAE Royals 30-19

Updated: 12 December 2015 23:17 IST - Published: 12 December 2015 19:47 IST
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The Indian Aces win the tie 30-19!
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And it's all over! Rafael Nadal takes the final set against Roger Federer 6-5.
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6-4 to the Indian Aces and Nadal.. and it's SET POINT!
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The Swiss Maestro's right back in this at 5-4 in the shootout as the UAE Royals call a timeout.
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Federer's still firing, but it's Nadal who leads 5-2.
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Winners, winners everywhere as Nadal and the Aces lead Federer and the Royals 3-0 in the shootout.
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And Federer BREAKS! Scores are level at 5-all and the final set will go to a shootout!
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That's a close one! Federer's shot is narrowly in, and it's break point for the UAE Royals! Can Federer take this to a shootout?
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Nadal serves for the set..and it's Federer who returns with a 144kmph winner to take the point.
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And an error from Nadal gives the UAE Royals and Federer the game! Indian Aces lead 5-4 in the final set.
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Nadal holds! Roger Federer is now serving to stay in the set.
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Aces up! Roger Federer manages to hold, but it's still Nadal who leads 4-3.
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That FLEW! A brilliant point from Nadal as he looks to consolidate the lead.. and does! He leads Federer 4-2.
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That's the backhand we all know and love! Nadal breaks Federer again to lead 3-2.
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Some friendly banter as Roger Federer calls a let.. but there's a no-let rule!
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And he does! The Swiss Maestro breaks back to level the scores at 2-2.
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Deciding point! Can Federer break back?
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Federer holds! Nadal still leads 2-1.
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Nadal, up a break, holds as he goes 2-0 against Federer!
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First game and it's at break point....and Nadal takes the second! He breaks Roger Federer for the Indian Aces to take a 1-0 lead over the UAE Royals.
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It's time for Fedal! Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal in the singles - and it's Federer to serve.
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And it's over! Nadal and Bopanna take the third set 6-4 as the Aces lead 24-14.
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The UAE Royals manage to hold, with the Indian Aces leading 5-4. Nadal will now serve for the set.
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Nadal and the Aces lead 5-3 as Federer and Cilic serve to stay in the set.
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At deuce, Nadal and Bopanna break Federer and Cilic to lead 4-3!
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Excellent serving from Rohan Bopanna, and the pressure is back on Federer and Cilic with the Aces and Royals now equal at 3 games apiece.
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Forceful serves by Marin Cilic give the UAE Royals a 3-2 lead in the penultimate set!
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Great camaraderie between Nadal and Bopanna on court! Federer and Cilic are neck and neck with them, but the Aces' communication is great.
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There's nothing separating the teams, who have each taken their service game.
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FEDAL TIME! It's in the doubles though, as Nadal-Bopanna take on Cilic and Federer, who are up a game.
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Time for a shootout ... and Santoro pulls off an absolute blinder to win that set! Indian Aces now lead UAE Royals 18-10
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Brilliant footwork from Santoro! With Ivanisevic initially serving for the set, Santoro bolts across court to save the point and trail 4-5.
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Santoro manages to pull off the unexpected and holds, but trails Ivanisevic and the Royals 3-5, with Goran serving for the set.
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A huge point to Goran Ivanisevic and the Royals who lead the third set 5-2.
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LEGEND-ary! Brilliant athleticism from Goran and Santoro as the Royals' Croat ace leads the Indian aces 4-2.
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Men's legends singles now underway! It's Santoro vs Ivanisevic..and the Croat former World No 2 has already won the first game.
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Taking the second set, the Indian Aces lead the UAE Royals 12-5.
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Game and second set to the Indian Aces as Radwanska beats Mladenovic 6-1.
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Mladenovic comes back after trailing 2 games to narrow Radwanska's lead to 2-1.
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WTA Finals winner Agnieszka Radwanska now takes on Kristina Mladenovic, who's just come off a losing doubles tie.
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It's not enough. A late scramble from the UAE Royals is unhelpful, as the Indian Aces seal out the first set 6-4.
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Some brilliant reflexes from the athletic Kristina Mladenovic nets her and Daniel Nestor the point! They're now looking to break the Aces as they tie.
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And now the Royals return with a bang! Some tight serving from Nestor and Mladenovic manages to scrape the scores to 4-3.
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The UAE Royals break! They now trail the Aces 3-1.
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The Indian Aces are taking an absolute blinder! 3-0 and they're at their second game point.
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It's mixed doubles up first as Mirza and Bopanna take on the Grand Slam-winning pair of Daniel Nestor and Kristina Mladenovic.