SINGAPORE, Qatar’s Davis Cup team suffered a shock 3-0 defeat at the hands of Syria counterparts in their second match of Asia/Oceania Group III campaign in Singapore on Thursday.
Two matches are scheduled on Friday, Qatar will shake hands with Iran, while Syria will lock horns against Malaysia.
Eight countries are currently involved in Singapore in the Asia/Oceania Group III 2019 tournament. These include Vietnam, Kuwait and Sri Lanka, apart from hosts Singapore in Pool A, with Iran, Qatar, Syria and Malaysia facing off in Pool B.
After three days of round robin competitions, the winners of both pools will play off against one another, with second playing second, third playing third and fourth playing fourth to establish the final standings.
Three nations would be promoted to Group II according to Davis Cup regulations depending on the size of the group. Qatar, who made their Davis Cup debut in 1992, have played in the Asia/Oceania Group II three times.
Source: Qatar Olympic Committee