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Team Singapore loses to Kuwait on Day 1 of Davis Cup group stages

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Shaheed Alam Davis cup 2019Team Singapore tennis player Shaheed Alam in action. Photo: Sport Singapore

Team Singapore went down 1-2 against Kuwait on the opening day at the Davis Cup Group III Asia/Oceania round robin stage at the OCBC Arena on Wednesday (Jun 26) despite a spirited performance.

Roy Hobbs and Jensen Hiu Davis cup 2019Jensen Hiu (right) and Roy Hobbs won their doubles match against Kuwait. Photo: Sport Singapore

While Jensen Hiu and Roy Hobbs managed to win the doubles match in straight sets (6-3, 6-2) against Abdulrahman Alawadhi and Essa Qabazard, it wasn't enough as Shaheed Alam (2-6, 7-6, 2-6) and Ng Hao Yuan Steve (5-7, 6-4, 2-6) lost to their opponents Abdullah Maqdes and Mohammad Ghareeb in their singles matches respectively. 

Come on down to watch the Davis Cup and support our Team Singapore athletes at the OCBC Arena from now till 29 June, and join in on the fun at the Singapore Tennis Festival (STF) 2019, where there will be a flurry of tennis activities - including tennis skills challenges, tennis tryouts and an upcycling workshop - all held in conjunction with the tournament over the course of the week.

Steve Ng Davis cup 2019Team Singapore tennis player Steve Ng. Photo: Sport Singapore

For those seeking an adventure, join us on the 2D1N Davis Cup Camp with your family and let your kids have some fun playing tennis, from 28 - 29 June. 

You can also catch the Team Singapore matches via livestream if you are unable to make it down to the venue. 


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