Sri Lanka Fed Cup team

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The Sri Lanka Fed Cup team represents Sri Lanka in Fed Cup tennis competition and are governed by the Sri Lanka Tennis Association. They have not competed since 2001 with the exception of the 2008 tournament.[1]

History[edit]

Sri Lanka competed in its first Fed Cup in 1990. Their best result was reaching the final qualifying round in 1992 and 1993. In 2007, Sri Lanka were scheduled to compete in the Asia/Oceania Zone Group II in Christchurch, New Zealand, but, together with Syria, withdrew because of a terrorist threat.[2] After competing in 2008, Sri Lanka were listed for the 2009 Asia/Oceania Zone Group II, but did not take part.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sri Lankan team in high spirits". The Sunday Leader - Volume 14 No. 32 - Sports. Leader Publications. 27 January 2008. Retrieved 3 June 2011. 
  2. ^ Jayawardhana, Walter (30 December 2010). "Sri Lankan tennis players forced to withdraw due to terrorist threat - New Zealand". MOD News. Ministry of Defence - Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. Retrieved 3 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "Perth to host Fed Cup tennis". Perth Now. The Sunday Times. 1 October 2008. Retrieved 3 June 2011. 

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