India Takes 2-0 Lead Over Pakistan in Davis Cup Tie/AITA
India Takes 2-0 Lead Over Pakistan in Davis Cup Tie
In the Davis Cup tie between India and Pakistan, Ramkumar Ramanathan secured a 2-0 lead for India by winning his singles match against Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi 6-7, 7-6, 6-0. Ramanathan staged a strong comeback after losing the first set. Sriram Balaji extended India’s lead with a 7-5, 6-3 victory over Aqeel Khan in straight sets. The Indian team, including Yuki Bhambri and captain Rohit Rajpal, will play doubles and reverse singles on Sunday. This Davis Cup marks India’s first visit to Pakistan since 1964, with the team having previously defeated Pakistan 4-0 in a neutral venue match in 2019.
Davis Cup Tie: India’s Strong Start in Singles Matches
Ramkumar Ramanathan’s resilient performance, securing a three-set victory after losing the opening set, and Sriram Balaji’s dominant win provide India with a solid 2-0 lead in the Davis Cup tie against Pakistan. The Indian team’s positive start positions them well for the remaining matches, including the crucial doubles and reverse singles on Sunday. The Davis Cup encounter marks a historic visit to Pakistan for the Indian squad after several decades.
India’s Davis Cup Squad’s First Visit to Pakistan Since 1964
The Indian Davis Cup squad, featuring players like Yuki Bhambri and captained by Rohit Rajpal, arrived in Islamabad for the World Group -1 Playoff Tie against Pakistan. This marks the team’s first visit to Pakistan since 1964. Despite the challenge of playing on Pakistani soil, India aims to replicate its successful 2019 neutral venue encounter, where they defeated Pakistan 4-0. The Davis Cup matches continue with the doubles and reverse singles scheduled for Sunday.