NewsSri Lanka hosts Group IV Asia/Oceania Davis Cup 2022 | SLCB

August 10, 2022by Ajantha Lakmal0

Sri Lanka will once again host the 2022 edition of the Asia/Oceania Davis Cup by Rakuten Group IV Event A from the 8th– 13th of August on Sri Lanka Tennis Association Clay Courts. Official event Sponsors for the event will be LICC Jeans and the Sri Lanka Convention Bureau.


There will be a total of 7 teams participating; namely, Bangladesh, Brunei Darussalam, Iraq, Kyrgyzstan, Maldives and Yemen, including the host nation, Sri Lanka, after three teams withdrew from the event (Macau, Oman, and Qatar.)


There are 20 teams in Group IV Asia/Oceania category which are divided into 2 events, 10 teams each. While Event A takes place here, Event B will take place in Bahrain from 17th – 22nd October 2022. There will be two groups (one of four teams and one of three teams) with the nation finishing top of each group to play-off for promotion to the Asia/Oceania Group III. Team Sri Lanka will field two highly experienced players and three young guns, presenting a well-rounded team for the upcoming tie.


Team Sri Lanka for Davis Cup by Rakuten 2022


Harshana Godamanna

Yasitha De Silva

Thehan Wijemanne

Chathurya Nilaweera

Ashen Silva

Udith Wickramasinghe (Non-Playing Captain)

Renouk Wijemanne (Coach)

Cmdre. Pradeep Karunatilake (Manager)



President of the Sri Lanka Tennis Association Mr. Iqbal Bin Issack, along with the General Committee, has put in tremendous effort to host this year’s tournament, under unusual circumstances, with the biggest economic crisis the nation has seen.


“With the country’s situation, it was indeed very challenging to organize a tournament of this scale. However, through all these challenges, we are happy to organize and are looking forward for a great tournament ahead”. Mr. Issack stated.


Sri Lanka Convention Bureau (SLCB) has joined hands with Sri Lanka Tennis Association to make the tournament a success, by providing support and assistance.

Matches will commence with an opening ceremony on Monday, 8th of August at 9.40pm at the Sri Lanka Tennis Association premises. The Sri Lanka Tennis Association extends invitation to all tennis lovers to come experience this exciting week of Tennis, free of charge.

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