Uzbek Denis beats injured Aisam-ul-Haq in Davis Cup match

ISLAMABAD: Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi, star Tennis player of Pakistan, has retired hurt in the first match of Davis Cup Asia/Oceanic tie against Uzbekistan on Friday.

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Aisam injured his right thumb in the second set of the match against Uzbekistan’s against Denis Istomin, trailing 7-6, 4-1 before the game was called to a halt.

The match was forfeited in favor of Uzbekistan after Aisam retired hurt.

The second match of the day will be played between Pakistan’s No 1 Aqeel Khan and Uzbekistan’s No 2 Sanjar Fayziev.

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