ISLAMABAD: Pakistan began off on a profitable word towards Thailand within the Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Group II last which began right here from at present.
Tennis star Aqeel Khan defeated Thai opponent Wishaya Trongcharoenchaikul 6-three, 6-four, 6-four within the opening singles match, whereas Aisam ul Haq Qureshi outclassed Kittiphong Wachiramanowong 6-1, 6-zero, 6-four within the second singles match of the day.
The three-day tie is being performed on the Pakistan Sports activities Board Complicated in Islamabad from September 15-17.
In line with Aisam, that is one of the best Pakistan Davis Cup workforce out there and all gamers have ready properly for the mega ultimate.
“It is extremely good to see the revival of worldwide sports activities actions in Pakistan,” he stated earlier, and praised the Worldwide Tennis Federation (ITF) for allotting the Davis Cup remaining to Pakistan.
He stated Pakistan have an opportunity to qualify for Group I.
“Doubles is the important thing to win within the Davis Cup tie,” stated Aisam, hoping that the ITF grants extra worldwide tournaments to Pakistan within the days to return.
Pakistan group consists of Aisam, Aqeel Khan, Shahzad Khan, Muhammad Abid and captain Mohammed Khalid.
Aqeel Khan, in the meantime, stated he needed to play his half in Pakistan’s victory within the Davis Cup last towards Thailand.
The tennis star informed APP that he has an excellent understanding with Aisam within the doubles and hopefully, the workforce will beat Thailand within the remaining.
“We’re absolutely ready for the mega occasion and would show prime efficiency towards Thailand,” he stated.
He additionally praised Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) for his or her monumental efforts in bringing gifted youth to the fore.
“PTF has been engaged on numerous future programmes to be able to dig out the younger expertise,” he stated.
The Thai workforce stated it anticipated a troublesome competitors. “We really feel we have now an edge over Pakistan in singles whereas Pakistan is sweet in doubles class,” staff captain Vittaya Samrej stated.
The Thai staff consists of Wishaya Trongcharoenchaikul, Kittiphong Wachiramanowong, Sanchai Ratiwatana and Sonchat Ratiwatana.
Pakistan got the prospect to host Davis Cup ties after 12 years, because the ITF had stored the nation on the listing of unsafe venues.
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