Nick Kyrgios of Australia hits a return against Benoit Paire of France during their quarter-final match at the Japan Open tennis tournament in Tokyo on October 9, 2015. AFP PHOTO / Toru YAMANAKA (Photo credit should read TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images)

Nick Kyrgios has led Australia Green to a 3-0 victory over Germany in the opening tie of the Hopman Cup.

Daria Gavrilova got Australia off to a perfect start with an impressive 6-2, 6-2 victory over Sabine Lisicki, before Nick Kyrgios defeated Alexander Zverev 4-6, 6-1, 6-4.

The Aussie pair then took out the doubles rubber in three sets to seal the win.

Australia Green will next face Andy Murray and Heather Watson from Great Britain on Wednesday January 6.