Vietnam lost 2-3 to Sri Lanka in the Davis Cup play-off in the Asia/Oceania Zone Group II in Da Lat city, the Central Highland province of Lam Dong, on April 6.

In the first men’s singles match, Nguyen Hoang Thien defeated Sharmal Dissnayake 6-2, 6-3, 6-4 to level the score at 2-2.

However, in the second rubber, Vietnam’s No. 2 Do Minh Quan was overcome by the powerful Harshana Godamana 3-6, 5-7, 0-6.

As the winner, Sri Lanka will stay in Group II while Vietnam will drop to Group III next year.-VNA