A five-member team of Vietnam is taking part in Davis Cup 2013, the premier international team event in men’s tennis, in the United Arab Emirates from September 11-15.
Do Minh Quan, Le Quoc Khanh, Nguyen Hoang Thien, Pham Minh Tuan, and Tran Hoang Anh Khoa are joining the fray in the Asia/Oceania Zone Group III against Cambodia, Hong Kong (China), Iran, Malaysia, Oman, Pacific Oceania, and hosts UAE.
The teams are divided into two pools to play in a round-robin format. The top two teams in each table will progress to a new 'promotion' pool and the best two teams from this pool are promoted to Asia/Oceania Zone Group II for 2014.
Meanwhile, the bottom two teams in each table are also placed in a new 'relegation' pool and the worst two teams in this table are relegated to Asia/Oceania Zone Group IV for 2014