Sri Lanka did well to hold their own against favourites Pakistan but the visiting side went on to win the tussle in a 3-2 in the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Asia Oceania Zone Group 2 tie against Sri Lanka emerging winners.

Sri Lanka’s Rajeev Rajapakse and Harshana Godamanna could not hold back the Pakistan pair of as Aisam Qureshi and Aqeel Khan in the doubles segment of the Davis cup worked off at SLTA today.

Davis Cup Sri Lanka vs Pakistan got off the ground at the SLTA yesterday.

The Sri Lanka Tennis Association (SLTA) last Tuesday announced that they are to hold the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Asia Oceania Zone Group 2 tie in the first of its two Davis cup tiers.

World Number One Victoria Azarenka fought off a tenacious opponent and a partisan crowd to successfully defend her Australian Open title with a battling 4-6 6-4 6-3 win over China's Li Na.