Pacific Oceania Davis Cup Team Beat Saudi Arabia 2-1 to Advance to Play Offs

The Pacific Oceania Davis Cup team have beaten Saudi Arabia 2-1 to advance to the Group IV Play-Offs along with Oman, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates who also won their Pools. Matthew Stubbings (PNG) lost the opening rubber 6-1, 6-2 to Ammar Alhaqbani with sources on the ground saying he was the stronger of the 2 singles players. Colin Sinclair (NMI) then levelled the Tie 1-1 by comprehensively beating his opponent Saud Alhaqbani 6-1, 6-1.

In the deciding doubles Colin Sinclair/Brett Baudinet beat their highly accomplished doubles opponents Ammar Alhaqbani/Saud Alhaqbani 6-3, 7-6 (7) to advance to the Play Offs. Pacific Oceania will now play the UAE and Oman will play Jordan with the 2 winning teams advancing to Asia/Oceania Group III in 2020

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