Next tie 15-17 July 2016
Philippines will host Chinese Taipei in the second round of Asia/Oceania Zone Group II. The two nations have met seven times previously, with Philippines leading the head-to-head 4-3. However, Chinese Taipei have won the last three meetings.
Last tie 4-6 March 2016
Philippines enjoyed a comfortable 5-0 win over Kuwait in the opening round of 2016 Asia/Oceania Zone Group II. Jeson Patrombon gave Philippines a 1-0 lead before Ruben Gonzales came through a tough encounter with Mohammad Ghareeb to put Philippines 2-0 up. A doubles win for Francis Casey Alcantara and Treat Huey sealed a 3-0 win, with Patrombon and Alcantara winning the dead rubbers to secure a whitewash.
Philippines was Eastern Zone champion in 1957, 1958, 1960 and 1964, but lost in the Inter Zonal semifinals on all four occasions. Philippines reached the World Group play-offs in 1991, although has never appeared in the competition's top tier.