Lebanon leads 1-0 against Thailand in the Davis Cup elimination round, and the second singles match was postponed due to bad weather


Lebanon (ranked first in the Arab world and 39 globally) surpassed Thailand (ranked 42 globally) 1-0 in the first matches of the first-round matches of the first world group for the Davis Cup tennis tournament held on the first stadium of the Lebanese Automobile and Touring Club in Kaslik.

Lebanese Benjamin Hassan (ranked No. 1 in his team) succeeded in defeating Thai Gerat Navasiri Somboon (ranked No. 2 in his team) with two groups for zero 6-1 6-2 in the opening match against a large audience led by the President of the Union Oliver Faisal and his representatives, Aref Mardini, Patrick Mokhtab and the Secretary General Alain Sayegh, Treasurer, Desire Khalifa, Union Members Nabil Qubaiter, Nicolas Sassine, Mirna Abu Murad Khoury, International Federation Representative Valery Lutkov, and Journalists and Media.

Hassan, the Lebanese, managed to control the atmosphere of the meeting from its inception, leaving no room for his opponent to match him, and he surpassed him in attack and defense. Hassan imposed his rhythm on the match in front of a Lebanese audience, and put him on the drum and bands for the whole match. The second match in the singles category between the Lebanese Hassan Ibrahim (ranked No. 2 in his team) and the Thai Wishawa Truong Shaikul (ranked No. 1 in his team) was postponed due to the heavy rains.

The Sabbath program The following is the Sabbath program:

The time is 10.00 – the official opening ceremony

At 10:30, the men’s singles: Lebanese Hassan Ibrahim (ranked No. 2 in his team), Thai X Wishawa Truong Chaikul (ranked No. 1 on his team)

– 12.30 hours, the husband’s men: Benjamin Hassan and Giovanni Samaha (Lebanon), X Kitarat Kordalabi and Phonvasabak Kordali (Thailand)

At 14:00, the men’s singles: Lebanese Benjamin Hassan (ranked 1 in his team) X Thai Wishawa Truong Chaikul (ranked No. 1 in his team)

– 15.30 hours – Individual men: Lebanese Hassan Ibrahim (ranked No. 2 in his team) X Thai Gerat Navasiri Sombon (ranked No. 2 in his team)

It is noteworthy that the three-match winning team decides the meeting in its favor and remains in the first Asian-Oceanic group, while the losing team descends to the second Asian-Oceanic group.

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