Jordan has launched its 2016 Davis Cup campaign with a win, beating Mongolia’s tennis team 3-1 in Al Hussein Sport City.
Saif Adas beat Temenji Inkestian two sets to nil, while teammate Mousa Qottob beat Drian Aryarber by the same margin. Doubles players Ahmad Al Hadeed and Hamzeh Al Aswad then clinched the tie with another 2-0 win.
Nine Asian teams are in Jordan for the qualifying round of tennis’ biggest team event, with matches taking place through to July 16.
Next up for Jordan is Tajikistan, while Bahrain and Iraq are the other sides in the group.
The other group includes UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman and Myanmar. The top two will advance from each group before the final two proceed to the next phase of qualifiers.