Aisam, Aqeel steer Pakistan to 3-0 win in Davis Cup Group I tie

Aisam ul Haq (L), Aqeel Khan (R)/File photo

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan beat South Korea in the doubles contest to win the Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Group I tie by 3-0 at the Pakistan Sports Complex today.

Aisam and Aqeel beat their South Korean rivals Soon Woo Kwon and Lim Yong Kyu 7-6, 6-4 (8-6) in the doubles to claim a 3-0 win in the tie.

In the first match of the tie on Friday, Aisam had defeated the visitors’ top player Soon Woo Kwon 6-3, 1-6, 7-6(8-6). In the second singles match, Aqeel had overcome Korea’s No. 2 Seong-chan Hong after a tough contest of 4-6, 7-5, 7-5.

Also read: Pakistan take 2-0 lead in Davis Cup Group I tie opening day

With today’s victory, Pakistan have qualified for Round 2 against Uzbekistan.

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