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    Sri Lanka vs Lebanon – Davis Cup 2015 begins today

    July 17, 2015

    Sri Lanka will meet Lebanon in her Davis Cup tennis Group-II Asia-Oceania Zone Relegation Play-off from today, Friday. The decisive tie will go on till Sunday, 19, at the Sri Lanka Tennis Association clay courts in Colombo.


    The winner of this tie will stay in Zone Group-II in 2016 while the loser will be relegated to Asia-Oceania Zone Group III. Sri Lanka’s Davis Cup country rank is 63 and Lebanon is ranked eight places below her at 71.

    The participants are as below,


    Team Sri Lanka – Harshana Godamanna, Dineshkanthan Thangarajah, Rohan De Silva (C), Sharmal Dissanayake and Sankha Atukorale.


    Team Lebanon – Giovani Samaha, Jad Ballout, Hady Habib,Ibrahim Abou Chahine and Hussein Badreddine (C)



    Day 1, Friday (from 10 a.m.):

    1st Singles – Sharmal Dissanayake (SL No. 1) vs. Jad Ballout (Leb. No. 2)

    2nd Singles – Harshana Godamanna (SL No. 2) vs Hady Habib (SL No. 1)

    Day 2, Saturday (from 10 a.m.):

    Only Doubles – S. Dissanayake & H. Godamanna vs Giovani Samaha & J. Ballout

    Day 3, Sunday (from 10 a.m.):

    Reverse Singles 1 - S. Dissanayake vs. H. Habib

    Reverse Singles 2 – H. Godamanna vs J. Ballout.

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