Thailand Draws Level with Sri Lanka after Davis Cup Opening Day

sports March 04, 2016 17:09

By Lerpong Amsa-ngiam

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Thailand was tied with Sri Lanka 1-1 the Davis Cup Zone Asia/Oceania Qualifying Group I tie at the Tennis Development Centre on Friday.



The Kingdom’s No 1 Puriwat Chatpatcharoen, who had stomach problem, lost to Harshana Godamanna 3-6 7-6 (7-4) 3-6 3-6 before Thai No 2 Pruchya Isarow found the equalizer for Thailand following a 6-2 6-3 6-3 win over  Sharmal Dissanayake.

Thai  captain Paradorn Srichaphan, however, was confident that Thailand would prevail in the end by winning the doubles on Saturday where Sonchat and Sanchai Ratiwatana are to take on Godamanna and Dissanayake  due at 1pm.