Historic Tennis Match Between India and Pakistan After 60 Years

In a significant development, the Indian tennis team is participating in a tennis match against Pakistan, held in Pakistan, after a hiatus of 60 years. The singles match saw Pakistan’s Aisam-ul-Haq winning the first set 7-6, while India’s Ramkumar Ramanathan claimed the second set with a score of 7-6.

The decisive third set witnessed a dominant performance from Ramkumar Ramanathan, as he secured a 6-0 victory over Aisam-ul-Haq. This thrilling singles match unfolded on the grass courts of the Pakistan Sports Complex in Islamabad, marking a historic occasion for tennis enthusiasts in both countries.

During the third set, Aisam-ul-Haq took a medical timeout, adding a dramatic turn to the intense competition. The singles match is part of Group 1 play-offs at the Pakistan Sports Complex, featuring both singles and doubles matches.

In this Play-Off Group 1 encounter, the singles matches are followed by a doubles match and another set of singles matches scheduled for Sunday. Aqeel Khan will face Sasi Kumar Mukund in the second singles match on Sunday, contributing to the overall excitement and anticipation surrounding this historic tennis clash.

It’s noteworthy that the last encounter between India and Pakistan in tennis took place in 2014 in Kazakhstan, where India secured a convincing 4-0 victory. This renewed tennis rivalry between the two neighboring nations is not only a sporting event but also a significant step towards fostering friendly relations and cultural exchanges between India and Pakistan. Tennis enthusiasts on both sides of the border are closely following this historic match, celebrating the revival of tennis diplomacy after a long hiatus.