Bosnia and Herzegovina cautious of Zim

HARARE - Zimbabwe's opponents in the 2015 Euro-Africa Zone Group II Davis Cup tie, Bosnia and Herzegovina are cautious ahead of this weekend’s much-anticipated clash at Harare Sports Club.

The East European team jetted into the country on Sunday and conducted their first training session at the match venue on Monday.

Sanad Hadzimesic, the director of Tennis Association of Bosnia and Herzegovina, believes Zimbabwe have got a good team but is hopeful they will registering positive results at the weekend.

“Zimbabwe has got good players so we need to be cautious, Davis Cup matches are very difficult so we must take our match seriously,” Hadzimesic told the Daily News yesterday.

“Our aim is obviously to win the match, I know my boys will do the job, we just started our training this morning and we need our players to cope with this high temperatures.

“We have a good team and we are looking to register a good result against Zimbabwe, but I know the game will be not easy.”

Zimbabwe top tennis player Takanyi Garanganga, who played an instrumental role when the country gained promotion from the Group III, believes his side will make fans excited by winning on home turf.

“I am confident that Zimbabwe tennis supporters will be happy this coming weekend, they must come in numbers, we did not want to disappoint our fans,” he said.

“Our preparations are going on well, morale is very high in the camp, we have good players and we are taking this game like any other game they is no need to panic.

“We don’t want to read much into our opponents’ form, we need to play our normal game and I know the better team will win the match.”

Last year at the Group III matches the Mbare-born tennis player won all three singles matches and the only doubles he contested.

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