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Sri Lanka meets Jordan in opener

Sri Lanka will take on Jordan in their opening tie of the Davis Cup Asia Oceania Group III at the Sri Lanka Tennis Association (SLTA) clay courts today. Local team comprises non playing captain Roshan De Silva, Harshana Godamanna, Sharmal Dissanayake, Yasitha De Silva and Nishangan Nadaraja. A tie will consist of two singles and a doubles game.

All Lankan players are in good form and expect to prospect on the home advantage. Sri Lanka, Jordan, Pacific Oceania and Syria will play in the group ‘A’ while Lebanon, Malaysia, Qatar, UAE and Turkmenistan will battle in the group ‘B’ during the round robin group stage.

The top two teams of each group will be qualified for semis where the two finalists will be promoted to the Group II in 2018.

Remaining teams will play the relegation play-offs in the following order: A3 v B5 and A4 v B4. The two losing nations will be relegated to Asia/Oceania Group IV.


 

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