Pakistan tennis team left for Turkey today (Thursday) to play the final of the Davis Cup Asia Oceania group-2 against Chinese Taipei on Synthetic Hard Courts. The matches are scheduled from Sep 18 to 20.
According to sources, Pakistan team players include Captain Hameedul Haq, Aqeel Khan, Muhammad Abid Ali Akbar, Samir Iftikhar and Aisamul Haq Qureshi.
ITF White Badge Umpire Shahzad Akhtar Alvi is accompanying the team to officiate the Tie and Iftikhar Rashid, Manager of the team will join them at Izmir (Turkey) on Sep 14.
The Pakistan team plans to spend three days playing practice matches against Turkey’s top national players at Istanbul and then move to Izmir on Sep 13 to practice there till the tie begins on Sep 18.