Next tie 15-17 July 2016
Kuwait will host Malaysia in an Asia/Oceania Zone Group II relegation play-off with the losers suffering relegation to Zone Group III for 2017. The two nations have met four times previously, and have split them evenly having each won two. Kuwait won the most recent meeting, winning 2-1 in Zone Group III in 2012.
Last tie 4-6 March 2016
Kuwait travelled to Philippines in the opening round of Asia/Oceania Zone Group II but suffered a 5-0 loss. Mohammad Ghareeb was the only player from Kuwait to win a set but was forced to retire at 67(2) 26 61 76(6) 5-5 in the second rubber.
Kuwait played Davis Cup for the first time in 1989 and the highest level they have reached is Asia/Oceania Zone Group II.