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Hong Kong pulls out of Pakistan Davis Cup tie over security fears

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Author: AFPWed, 2017-03-22ID: 1490175813309747600HONG KONG: Hong Kong have withdrawn from its Davis Cup tie against Pakistan in Islamabad next month citing security concerns, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) said on Tuesday.The southern Chinese city had previously challenged a decision by the Davis Cup Committee for Pakistan to host the second-round tie on April 7-9, but an independent tribunal ruled it should go ahead.“The ITF regrets and respectfully disagrees with the decision of Hong Kong, China to default its upcoming Davis Cup tie against Pakistan,” the ITF said in a statement.Main category: Sports

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