India sealed Qualifiers spot with victory over Pakistan 4-0 in the Asia/Oceania tie played at a neutral venue due to political tensions between the two countries.
Pakistan vs India Davis Cup Asia-Oceania zone Group-I tie 2019
Indian Veander Paes bettered his own Davis Cup record by winning his 44th doubles match along with debutant Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan as India booked place in the Davis Cup by Rakuten Qualifiers with an unassailable victory over Pakistan 4-0.
Nur-Sultan hosted the Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Zone Group 1 tie against arch-rival India, with the winners Indian team sealed a place in the 2020 Qualifiers. Pakistan's Davis Cup tie against top seeded India were shifted out of Islamabad and played in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.
Pakistan Tennis Federation(PTF)were forced to pick two rookie 17-year-olds for its Davis Cup encounter against a full-strength Indian squad, after senior players Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi and Aqeel Khan pulled out of the tie as a protest against the tie being shifted to a neutral venue.
An Indian tennis team last played a Davis Cup tie in Pakistan in 1964, when they beat the hosts 4-0. Pakistan lost 3-2 when they played in Mumbai in 2006.
Pakistan is currently placed in the Asia/Oceania Zone of Group I tie. They reached the World Group Play-offs in 2005, and reached the Eastern Zone final in 1984.
Pakistan were promoted from the Asia/Oceania Zone Group III with an undefeated record. In 2009, the team was seeded 4th in the Asia/Oceania Group II, and beat Oman 4–1. Pakistan faced the Philippines in the semi-final.
In 2017 Pakistan won the Group II defeating Thailand in the finals by 3-2. Aqeel Khan won the final tie for Pakistan at Islamabad Sports Complex. Earlier Pakistan defeated Iran and got walkover in the semi-finals.
In 2018 Pakistan won Davis Cup tie 4-0 against S. Korea in Round 1 but fell 4-1 to visiting Uzbekistan team in the second round tie.