The national tennis team of Turkmenistan easily defeated the opponent in the first Davis Cup match this year, defeating Iraq with a score of 3: 0. The official website of the tournament informs about it.
Competitions in the IV group of the zone of Asia and Oceania are held in the city of Madinat Isa (Bahrain).
In the first fight, Yuri Rogussky outplayed Adel Mustafa Al-Sayedi - 7: 5, 6: 2. Then the leader of the national team of Turkmenistan Isa Mammetgulyev defeated Mohammed Abuzed Saber - 7: 5, 6: 2. In the doubles match, the Turkmen tennis players defeated the Iraqis with a score of 7: 5, 6: 1.
In the next match, the Turkmen national team will face Mongolia.
Let us remind you that three tickets to the III group of the zone of Asia and Oceania of the Davis Cup are contested by 12 teams, divided into three groups: “A” - UAE, Saudi Arabia, Guam, Bahrain; “B” - Turkmenistan, Oman, Iraq, Mongolia; “C” - Iran, Cambodia, Kyrgyzstan, Yemen. The 2 best teams in each group will advance to the playoffs, the winners of which will be entitled to play in Group III of the Asia and Oceania zone next year.
Turkmen tennis players have been playing in the Davis Cup since 2004. They achieved their best results in these competitions in 2015, reaching the playoffs of the III group tournament of the zone of Asia and Oceania in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia).