Sports: (Pakistan Davis Cup team leaves for Turkey)September 9, 2015
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Davis Cup team left for Turkey on Thursday. The playing members are: Aqeel Khan, Mohammad Abid Ali Akbar and the Captain Hameedul Haq.
The other two playing members, Samir Iftikhar, and Aisamul Haq Qureshi, will travel from USA today (Friday) to join the team at Istanbul.
Pakistan will play the final of Davis Cup Asia Oceania group 2 against Chinese Taipei at neutral venue, Izmir, Turkey, from 18 to 20th September on Synthetic Hard Courts.
Shahzad Akhtar Alvi, ITF White Badge Chair Umpire also left in the same flight to officiate the Tie. Mr. Iftikhar Rashid, the Manager of the Team will join at Izmir on Sep 14.
Pakistan team will spend three days at Istanbul to play practice matches against Turkey’s top national players, and will then proceed to Izmir on 13th evening and will practice there till the Tie starts on18th September.