The Vietnamese tennis team has left for Jordan to compete at the 2021 Davis Cup Group III events in Asia/Oceania, according to the Vietnam Tennis Federation (VTF).
Members of the Vietnamese tennis team pose for a group photo (Source: VNA)
The four-member team has not competed much in international matches for nearly two years due to the spread of COVID-19, head coach Truong Quang Vu said.
The Davis Cup Group III events in Asia/Oceania will take place on September 14-18. Vietnam are the event’s No.2 seed based on current rankings.
The team, world’s No. 71, will face eight rivals of Hong Kong (China), Syria, Sri Lanka, Kuwait, Qatar, Jordan, Pacific Oceania and Malaysia.
A draw for the tourney will be held on September 14. At the end of the event, at least three teams will earn a place in World Group II playoffs while those who finish in the bottom three will be relegated.
Vietnam triumphed at the Asia/Oceania Group III in 2019. They missed out on a place in World Group II after falling 4-0 to Morocco in the play-offs in 2020.