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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Oct 27th, 2002, 04:49 PM Thread Starter
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I remember someone was wondering what the countries considered as Asian in tennis are. Here is the exhaustive list of Asian countries in the WTA rule book :
Afghanistan - Bahrain - Bangladesh - Bhutan - Brunei Darusalaam - Cambodia - China P R - Chinese Taipei - Hong Kong - India - Indonesia - Iran - Iraq - Japan - Jordan - Kazakhstan - Kyrghyzstan - Korea, Republic of - Kuwait - Lao - Lebanon - Malaysia - Maldives - Mongolia - Myanmar - Nepal - Oman - Pakistan - Palestine - Philippines - Qatar - Saudi Arabia - Singapore - Sri Lanka - Syrian Arab Republic - Tajikistan - Thailand - Turkmenistan - United Arab Emirates - Uzbekistan - Vietnam - Yemen
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Oct 28th, 2002, 08:25 AM
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a lot of middle-east countries.
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Israel is not in the list....

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old Oct 30th, 2002, 12:09 PM Thread Starter
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Israel is not in the list....
Israel is not in the list of Asian countries . It is in the WTA list of European countries.

cf. The 2002 Sanex WTA Tour Official Rulebook p. 188 : Regional Definition Chart
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