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Davis Cup Asia-Oceania zone Group-I First Round tie 2018

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Pakistan Win Davis Cup tie 4-0 against S. Korea in Round 1 of Group 1, 2018.

On Day 1 of the tie, Aisam ul Haq and Aqeel Khan win their matches against better ranked Soonwoo Kwon and Seong Chan Hong from S. Korea.

On Day 2, Aisam ul Haq & Aqeel Khan teamed up against Soonwoo KWON & Yong-Kyu LIM for the doubles rubber. The match witnessed an exciting Tie-Breaker in the first set followed by a jubilant end to the second set which sealed the victory for Pakistan in the tie against S. Korea, with a final score of 7-6(10-8), 6-4.

In the 4th rubber, the young Mohammad Abid Ali Khan AKBAR defeated Minjong PARK with a score of 7-6(7-2),7-6(7-5).

Pakistan will now face Uzbekistan in 2nd Round for a place in the World Group playoffs. Pakistan will host the tie from 06 Apr - 07 Apr 2018.


Pakistan faced South Korea on 2nd and 3rd February for the BNP Paribas Davis Cup in  Asia-Oceania Zone Group-I tie at the grass courts of Pakistan Sports Complex, Islamabad. Pakistan has a 2-5 head-to-head record against South Korea. Hamid ul Haq is nominated as the captain of Pakistani team.

Two singles matches were played on the first day at Pakistan Sports complex on 2nd February, while the doubles rubber and reverse singles is scheduled for 3rd February. South Korea team is captained by Jae Sik Kim and coached by Young Hong Kim. 

Korea Republic:

Players Singles Ranking Doubles Ranking 
Kwon Soon Woo
174 427
Kim Young Seok 677997
Hong Seong Chan  7331032
Lim Yong Kyu 1238 993
Park Ming Jong  - -

Pakistan Team:

PlayersSingle Ranking Double Ranking
Aqeel Khan  
Muzammil Murtaza 1765-
Mohammad Abid Ali Khan Akbar 1765-
Aisam Ul Haq Qureshi   - 32

Tournament's Schedule

2 February 2018

Singles -1Aisam Ul Haq Qureshi  VS Kwon Soon Woo10 am (PST)
Singles -2Aqeel Khan  VS Hong Seong Chan  Followed by

 3 February 2018

Doubles Aqeel Khan & Aisam Ul Haq Qureshi VS Kwon Soon Woo & Lim Yong Kyu (Probable)9:30 am (PST)
Reverse Singles-1Aqeel Khan VS Kwon Soon WooFollowed by
Reverse Singles-2Aisam Ul Haq Qureshi VS  Hong Seong ChanFollowed by

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