South Korea sets Davis Cup date with India

South Korea defeated New Zealand in the first round of Asia-Oceania Group 1 tie in Seoul. It will play the second round against India in July.

Hyeon Chung of South Korea defeated Jose Statham of New Zealand to guide his team into the next round.   -  Getty Images

Chung Hyeon defeated Jose Statham on Sunday to help South Korea secure a first-round victory over New Zealand in its Davis Cup tie.

Chung, who had defeated Michael Venus 6-4, 7-5, 6-1 on Friday, beat Statham 6-2, 6-4, 6-2 in less than two hours, helping South Korea earn their ticket for the second round against India in the Asia-Oceania Group 1 tie.

New Zealand managed just one victory over the South Koreans, in the final day's doubles match. Artem Sitak and Michael Venus beat Lee Duck-Hee and Lim Yong-Kyu 7-6 (7-3), 6-4, 4-6, 6-4.

On Friday Hong Seong-Chan also beat Statham 6-4, 6-3, 4-6, 7-6(6).