Pakistan will host Iran on 3 to 5 February 2016 for 1st Round of 2017 Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Zone Group II. Davis Cup is the premier international team event in men's tennis, annually organized by the International Tennis Federation (ITF). Davis Cup by BNP Baripas is called by the organisers as the "World Cup of Tennis", and the winners are referred to as the World Champion team.
Pakistan Davis Cup team represents Pakistan in Davis Cup tennis competition and are managed by the Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF). Pakistan currently compete in the Asia/Oceania Zone of Group II. They reached the World Group Play-offs in 2005, and reached the Eastern Zone final in 1984.
Pakistan is hosting a Davis Cup tie after 12 years. They were forced to play their home ties on neutral turfs due to unsafe conditions in the country. Pakistan are 45th in the ITF Davis Cup Nations Ranking while Iran hold 78th position. Pakistan lead Iran in head to head record by 2-1.