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Davis Cup: Paes to face Dustov in first singles

April 28, 2005 13:46 IST

Leander Paes was drawn to meet Farrukh Dustov in the first singles match in the Davis Cup Asia-Oceania second round tie between India and Uzbekistan beginning in Jaipur on Friday.

In the second singles at the Jai Club courts, Prakash Amritraj will clash against Denis Istomin.

In the doubles matchup on Saturday, multiple Grand Slam winners Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi will take on Istomin and Murad Inoyatov.

On the third and last day of the tie on Sunday, Prakash will challenge Dustov first in the reverse singles followed by the match between Paes and Istomin.

The winner of the three-day tie will get to play the Davis Cup World Group play-off later this year.

The draw:

Singles (Friday, 10 am start)
Leander Paes vs Farrukh Dustov
Prakash Amritraj vs Denis Istomin

Doubles (Saturday, 12 noon start)
Leander Paes/Mahesh Bhupathi vs Denis Istomin/Murad Inoyatov

Reverse Singles (Sunday, 10 am start)
Praskash Amritraj vs Farrukh Dustov
Leander Paes vs Denis Istomin.

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