The same occurred in Australia in 2010.
A similar note of caution was sounded by Noah ahead of the tie being held on the same clay where France lost the 2014 final to Roger Federer's Switzerland.
Kyrgios, who helped Australia beat the United States in the quarters, was picked by Hewitt despite his first round exit at Flushing Meadows.
The world No.12 was made to work hard for his victory by the 185th-ranked Queenslander, who was only called into the team by Hewitt on Thursday.
Follow France vs Serbia semi-final scores in our Davis Cup scorecentre. He led his country to the Finals in 2015, where they ultimately lost to Great Britain. Kyrgios will face Steve Darcis tomorrow; if he plays the way he has in Davis Cup matches this year he shouldn't have any problems.
In the first round of the Davis Cup, Kyrgios and Australia faced off against the Czech Republic in Kooyong, Australia.
"In Davis Cup doubles you usually see marathon five-setters". Darcis has the experience and nous to lead his country back to the final.
"I didn't play my best tennis but I served well on the big points and that is the best part of my game".
Captain "Lleyton Hewitt and I have put so much dedication into this, the Davis Cup has been my No.1 priority this year".
"I'm not making the improvements I should because I don't want it enough, I'm not taking it seriously enough", he said. His record is less convincing on clay, though, at 1-3, including a loss in the doubles.
John Millman practising ahead of his Davis Cup debut. At the Rio 2016 Olympics, winning his opening match 6-0 6-0, the first man to do so.
Doubles maestro John Peers says he and Jordan Thompson executed their game plan to perfection in a comprehensive Davis Cup semi-final rubber.
As it always is, the doubles rubber will again be a key rubber and the Aussies have the decided advantage with doubles specialist John Peers at their disposal, the world's second ranked doubles player.
While Kyrgios will assume the mantle as Australia's no.1 singles player, it's unknown who Hewitt will select as the green and gold's second singles player. That week in Perth, Australia, he went undefeated in singles matches including wins over Alexandr Dolgopolov, Alexander Zverev, and Andy Murray. Set to face David Goffin on Day 1 and Steve Darcis on Day 3, the Australian will like his chances.
Nick Kyrgios can wrap up the tie for Australia on Sunday when he takes on fellow national number one David Goffin in the first of the reverse singles.