Korean Team Arrives To Play Davis Cup Tie Against Pakistan

By: Asghar Ali Mubarak: January, 28, 2018

Korean Team Arrives To Play Davis Cup Tie Against PakistanIslamabad; A-nine memberKorean Davis Cup contingent has arrived in Islamabad to play its Asia Oceania Zone Group-1 tie against Pakistan on February 2 and 3 here at the grass courts of Pakistan Sports Complex.

The tie would be held under the new two-day format set by International Tennis Federation (ITF), said a press release issued here by Pakistan Tennis Federation on Sunday. The Korean Team is spearheaded by Soonwoo Kwon, currently ranked 174th in the ITF men�s singles category.

The Korean contingent is comprised four officials, Seohee Kim (Korea Tennis Association Official), Jae Sik Kim (Korea Davis Cup Team Captain), Young Kong Kim (Korea Davis Cup Team Coach), Chulmin Wang (Korea Davis Cup Team Trainer), while their players include Soonwoo Kwon, Yongkyu Lim, Seongchan Hong, Youngseok Kim and Minjong Park.

Pakistan team is spearheaded by Aisam ul Haq, who recently returned from Australia where he played in the doubles event of Australian Open and reached the quarterfinals. Other players of Pakistan team include Aqeel Khan, Abid Ali Akbar, Muzammil Murtaza.

Mushaf Zia is Pakistan�s team manager, while Hameed ul Haq will act as team�s captain. The matches are expected to be exciting and entertaining as both teams have quality tennis players among their ranks.

Schedule: Friday 02nd February, 2018: Opening Ceremony at 10:00 AM 1st Singles at 10:30 AM followed by 2nd Singles Saturday 03rd February, 2018: Doubles Match at 09:30AM followed by 1st and 2nd Reverse Singles.

Pakistan vs Korea Davis Cup Asia Oceania Group-1 Tie, 2018

The Korean Davis Cup contingent arrived at Islamabad on the evening of 27th January, 2018, where it was received by the Pakistan Tennis Federation officials. Pakistan will be playing its Asia Oceania Zone Group-1 Tie, against Korea on 02 and 03 February, 2018, under the new two-day format set by International Tennis Federation.
The Korean Team is spearheaded by Soonwoo Kwon, currently ranked 174th in the ITF Men’s singles category. The Korea Davis Cup contingent comprises the following members:

Name Designation
Ms. SEOHEE KIM Korea Tennis Association Official
Mr. JAE SIK KIM Korea Davis Cup Team Captain
Mr. YOUNG HONG KIM Korea Davis Cup Team Coach
Mr. CHULMIN WANG Korea Davis Cup Team Trainer
Mr. SOONWOO KWON Korea Davis Cup Team Player
Mr. YONGKYU LIM Korea Davis Cup Team Player
Mr. SEONGCHAN HONG Korea Davis Cup Team Player
Mr. YOUNGSEOK KIM Korea Davis Cup Team Player
Mr. MINJONG PARK Korea Davis Cup Team Player

Pakistan Davis Team is spearheaded by Aisam ul Haq, who recently returned from Australia where he played in the Doubles event of Australian Open and reached the Quarterfinals. The Pakistan Davis Cup team comprises the following members:
Name Designation
Mr. MUSHAF ZIA Pakistan Davis Cup Team Manager
Mr. HAMEED UL HAQ Pakistan Davis Cup Team Captain
Mr. AISAM UL HAQ Pakistan Davis Cup Team Player
Mr. AQEEL KHAN Pakistan Davis Cup Team Player
Mr. ABID ALI AKBAR Pakistan Davis Cup Team Player
Mr. MUZAMMIL MURTAZA Pakistan Davis Cup Team Player

BNP Paribas Asia Oceania Group-I Davis Cup Tie Pakistan vs Korea Schedule:

Friday 02nd February, 2018: Opening Ceremony at 10:00 AM
1st Singles at 10:30 AM followed by 2nd Singles
Saturday 03rd February, 2018:
Doubles Match at 09:30AM followed by 1st and 2nd Reverse Singles

Venue: Pakistan Sports Complex, Grass Courts, Islamabad.

The matches are expected to be exciting and entertaining as both teams have quality tennis players among their ranks.

Information on purchase of tickets to witness the matches, may be obtained by calling on the following numbers:
051-9249079
051-2624685
0333-9817061
0333-5158971
0333-5720090

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