AMMAN: Kuwait’s national tennis team members Essa Qabazard and Bader Al-Abdullah play against Hong Kong in the Davis Cup yesterday. – AFP

AMMAN: Kuwait’s national tennis team lost yesterday to Hong Kong with two sets to one in Davis Cup in the Asia/Oceania Group III, hosted by Jordan. Kuwait’s team of Essa Qabazard and Bader Al-Abdullah will face Malaysia in the second round today for the second place in Pool A, which includes Kuwait, Hong Kong and Malaysia.

Pool B has Vietnam, Pacific Oceania and Qatar, meanwhile, Pool C includes Syria, Sri Lanka and Jordan. Three pools of three teams are contesting the round-robin stage of the event. The top two teams in each pool will play in a playoff, with the three winners earning promotion to contest the 2022 World Group II Playoffs. The bottom team in each pool will be relegated to Asia/Oceania Group IV. – AFP