With Novak Djokovic back in the ranks and Spain without Rafael Nadal, it always looked as though the hosts would prevail in Belgrade.
With the United States boasting a team of in-form Jack Sock, John Isner, Sam Querrey and Steve Johnson, Hewitt will be banking on two wins from the mercurial Kyrgios as his second singles player is the inexperienced world number 79 Jordan Thompson.
Troicki, who swept Carreno Busta in yesterday's second singles match, was the Davis Cup hero the last time Serbia played France.
Belgium, the runners-up to Great Britain in the 2015 final, made sure of their semi-final place when national number one David Goffin eased past Italian veteran Paolo Lorenzi 6-3, 6-3, 6-2 in Charleroi for a 3-1 lead.
Pouille, the world number 17 and his team's top singles player in the absence of Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Gael Monfils, swept the breaker before dominating the deciding set.
Australia are seeking a semi-final spot for only the second time in 11 years and much will depend on the form of Kyrgios.
"They are motivated because for a long time they have not won the title and I believe that they still remember the Belgrade defeat".
After just two days of action this weekend, the semifinal on the bottom half of the Davis Cup draw is already guaranteed: it will be Serbia paying a visit to France in a rematch of the 2010 final.
However Trocki misunderstood them too and after the match against Carreno Busta, he commented: "I saw a comment from her saying they have 2 points against me, I don't think she has a lot of experience in Davis Cup".
However, the USA boast two top-25 players in Jack Sock and John Isner.
France can wrap up the tie on Saturday when Nicolas Mahut and Julien Benneteau face Jamie Murray and Dominic Inglot in the doubles.
"I am glad there was to be no final twist in the fifth set as it was an emotionally and physically exhausting encounter", Troicki said.
Since completing the much-coveted "Career Slam" at the French Open past year, Djokovic has been a shadow of himself. "I am really looking forward to tomorrow and hopefully we will finish with a victory".
The winners of the tie will face either France or Great Britain in the semi-finals.
With teammate Jordan Thompson, 79 in the world, Kyrgios be relied on to take both singles rubbers.
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