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Davis Cup

Leander Paes-Rohan Bopanna beat Croatia to keep India's Davis Cup hopes alive

The duo won the match against Croatia’s Mate Pavic and Franko Skugor

08 Mar 2020 1:15 PM

Davis Cup dream fuels Manish Sureshkumar

At the Pune Challenger last November, he knocked out Rio Noguchi of Japan, a seeded player, to move into pre-quarterfinals.

20 Jan 2020 12:58 AM

Leander Paes congratulated by Kiren Rijiju after Davis Cup win

India had progressed to the 2020 Qualifiers after securing a 4-0 lead against Pakistan in the Davis Cup.

03 Dec 2019 3:16 PM

'It was an important victory for us': Leander Paes on Davis Cup win over Pak

India had progressed to the 2020 Qualifiers after securing a 4-0 lead against Pakistan in the Davis Cup on Saturday.

02 Dec 2019 12:48 PM

Leander Paes betters Davis Cup record, India secure tie against Pakistan

Pakistan's Mohammed Shoaib and Hufaiza Abdul Rehman were no match for the Indian combination of the battle-hardened Paes and Jeevan.

30 Nov 2019 5:25 PM


Davis Cup: India blow past Pakistan on day one, lead 2-0

In a mismatch of epic proportion, Ramkumar double-bageled 17-year-old Muhammed Shoaib in just 42 minutes in the opening singles.

29 Nov 2019 5:28 PM

'Not surprised by how AITA dealt with me but it hurts': Mahesh Bhupathi

Bhupathi was removed from the captain's position by the AITA for refusing to travel to Pakistan for a Davis Cup tie.

28 Nov 2019 12:50 PM

India vs Pakistan Davis Cup tie to place in Nur-Sultan

Earlier the tie was scheduled to be played in Islamabad but citing security concerns ITF had decided to shift the match to a neutral venue.

19 Nov 2019 2:32 PM

Davis Cup squad announced for India against Pakistan

All Indian Tennis Association (AITA) on Thursday announced an unprecedented eight-member squad for the Davis Cup tie against Pakistan.

14 Nov 2019 8:32 PM

Indian tennis team writes to AITA, seeking venue change for Davis Cup

AITA had written to the ITF to shift the venue of the tournament from Pakistan or postpone the tournament for some time.

15 Oct 2019 11:26 AM


Davis Cup: India to take on Pakistan in November after security review

AITA had written to the ITF to shift the venue of the tournament from Pakistan or postpone the tournament for some time.

13 Sep 2019 8:40 PM

India-Pakistan Davis Cup tie postponed to November

The tournament will now take place in November and the dates will be declared by September 9.

23 Aug 2019 9:17 AM

ITF to decide on Wednesday about India-Pakistan Davis Cup match

The conference call was scheduled to discuss the participation of Indian players in the Davis Cup, being held in Pakistan.

21 Aug 2019 9:32 AM

All India Tennis Association wants Davis Cup venue to be shifted from Pakistan

The Indian team is scheduled to travel to Pakistan for the first time in 55 years to participate in the Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Group-1 tie.

14 Aug 2019 2:15 PM

'Govt won't have say on India's participation in Davis Cup tie in Pak': Kiren Rijiju

India's participation in the Asia-Oceania Zone Group 1 Davis Cup tie, scheduled on September 14 and 15 in Islamabad, is uncertain.

12 Aug 2019 2:04 PM


India may seek neutral venue for Davis Cup tie against Pakistan

Pakistan said on Wednesday it would expel India’s ambassador and suspend bilateral trade with its arch-rival.

08 Aug 2019 6:07 PM

New Davis Cup to look to next generation of tennis talent

The hope remains that the ITF and ATP can find an agreement to avoid the two tournaments rubbing up against each other.

27 Oct 2018 12:21 AM

Davis Cup: Injury blow for India as Yuki, Divij pull out

Sharan and Bopanna recently produced a scintillating show to win the men’s doubles gold at the Jakarta Asiad.

06 Sep 2018 6:25 AM

Paes omitted, Bhambri back in Davis squad

According to him Bopanna and Divij are the first choice for doubles and Prajnesh Gunneswaran was a revelation with a bronze medal show at Jakarta.

29 Aug 2018 12:15 AM

Davis Cup: Prajnesh to replace injured Bhambri

Yuki will be replaced by world no. 246 Prajnesh Gunneswaran for the tie which will be held in Tianjin on April 6 and 7.

27 Mar 2018 1:39 AM


Amritraj not ‘crazy’ about new Cup format

India face China in an away tie in search of a World Group playoff berth in the new format next month.

21 Mar 2018 1:38 AM

Paes returns to Davis Cup fold

Paes was dropped from the tie against Uzbekistan in April 2017 and was also not considered for the World Group Play-off against Canada.

12 Mar 2018 12:49 AM

Divij’s slow and steady progress

Sharan matured late and developed his game over the years. Finishing the year on a strong note will be on his mind.

18 Nov 2017 1:09 AM

Bhambri looks to extend good run in Davis Cup

The 25-year-old is all set to return to the Davis Cup fold after missing the second round tie against Uzbe-kistan in April.

12 Sep 2017 1:08 AM

Maha Open organisers to put up a good show

On attaining the hosting rights for The Maharashtra Open, Pune’s Balewadi Stadium is leaving no stone unturned to deliver a successful event.

23 Jul 2017 12:32 AM


Leander is no spring chicken: Jaidip Mukerjea

Mukerjea also remarked that to Paes’ decision to speak to the media ahead of the Davis Cup tie, which had two debutants, was in bad taste.

11 Apr 2017 1:50 AM

Mahesh Bhupathi, Leander Paes in ugly spat over Davis Cup selection

Bhupathi lashed out at his former doubles partner, who was dropped from the squad for India vs Uzbekistan Davis Cup tie.

10 Apr 2017 4:40 PM

Davis cup: Sulking paes was unprofessional, says Mahesh Bhupathi

Bhupathi pulled no punches during his verbal backhands against his former doubles partner turned rival.

10 Apr 2017 3:08 AM

Davis cup: Bhupathi’s formula is way forward for India

The landscape is changing and Darwin’s theory hold just as good on the tennis court as it does in evolution.

10 Apr 2017 3:03 AM

Davis Cup: India rock and roll into playoffs

Bopanna attacked the net and hit the backhand down the middle to set up the service break of Fayziev in the second game.

09 Apr 2017 12:54 AM


Davis Cup: Hosts Claim Day One honours

Ramkumar, debutant Prajnesh win their singles rubbers to give India 2-0 lead over Uzbekistan.

08 Apr 2017 2:23 AM

Davis Cup: Hesh hedges bets on new-look side

Fayziev will be pulling triple duty as he is also slated to play the doubles tie along with Dustov.

07 Apr 2017 2:17 AM

Mahesh Bhupathi drops veteran Leander Paes from Davis Cup squad

India's non-playing captain Mahesh Bhupathi instead selected Rohan Bopanna to pair with Sriram Balaji.

06 Apr 2017 12:22 PM

It’s country before self for Farrukh Dustov

As Dustov told his story in a mere ten words, there was no hint of a smile or sarcasm in his voice.

06 Apr 2017 3:28 AM

Unique situation, but exciting, says Mahesh Bhupathi

Bhupathi embraces new role as non-playing captain.

06 Apr 2017 3:19 AM


Goal is to get back into World Group, says Bhupathi

India were never a team brimming with talent, at least as far as the last few decades are concerned.

05 Apr 2017 2:57 AM

Need to be aggressive: Ramkumar Ramanathan

“The captain is very important. Mahesh has played a lot of ties. He knows what to do on-court and off-court,” Ram opined.

04 Apr 2017 1:51 AM

Losing Yuki a big blow, says Mahesh Bhupathi

Bhambri pulled out of the tie citing knee injury giving a selection headache & more trouble for newly appointed non-playing captain Bhupathi

03 Apr 2017 1:43 AM

N Sriram Balaji gives himself a treat

Balaji was in fine fettle at this point, firing in ace after ace.

19 Mar 2017 1:44 AM

Prajnesh Gunneswaran, N Sriram Balaji pull through

Davis Cup player Prajnesh ousted German Pirmin Haenle 6-3, 7-6 (1) in an effervescent morning tie on centre court.

15 Mar 2017 5:14 AM


Davis Cup: Paes retained, Hesh to choose final 4

Paes and Bhupathi did not enjoy a cordial relationship during their playing days.

07 Mar 2017 3:09 AM

Toni Nadal will no longer coach Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal's uncle and long-time coach Toni Nadal will not accompany the Spanish great on tour anymore.

11 Feb 2017 8:43 PM

Andy Murray to return for Davis Cup tie against France

Andy Murray will return to Britain's Davis Cup squad for the game against France after missing the win over Canada.

10 Feb 2017 4:23 PM

Davis Cup: Novak Djokovic survives scare, Argentina slump

Novak Djokovic dropped the first set against Daniil Medvedev before the latter retired with cramps in Serbia's Davis Cup tie against Russia.

04 Feb 2017 11:00 AM

Davis Cup: Yuki Bhambri gives India 1-0 lead against New Zealand

Yuki Bhambri won the opening singles game to put India in front against New Zealand in their Davis Cup clash in Pune.

03 Feb 2017 6:35 PM


Davis Cup: All eyes on Leander Paes

A win Saturday will make him the most successful doubles player ever in Davis Cup history.

03 Feb 2017 2:39 AM

Hurting Novak Djokovic looks for Davis Cup tonic

Australian Open champion Roger Federer and World No.3 Stan Wawrinka miss Switzerland’s tie in the United States.

03 Feb 2017 2:31 AM

From fashionable to frisky, Ms Fadnavis breaks stereotypes

As chief patron of the India-NZ Davis Cup tie, eyes boosting tennis here.

24 Jan 2017 1:47 AM

Every partnership takes time, says Rohan Bopanna

The veteran doubles star clinched his first trophy of the season, partnering fellow countryman Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan.

12 Jan 2017 2:33 AM

Curious to see how Lee, Hesh will manage together, says Anand Amritraj

Amritraj’s tenure will expire this month, three years after his appointment, but he wanted a year’s extension from the AITA.

05 Jan 2017 5:01 AM


How paire helped Murray become world number one

Paire is confident that he will fulfill his wish of representing France in the Davis Cup.

03 Jan 2017 2:25 AM

Somdev Devvarman calls time on career, mulls full-time coaching

The high point of Somdev’s career was winning the Commonwealth Games gold medal in 2010.

02 Jan 2017 2:08 AM

Prajnesh Gunneswaran eyes Davis Cup debut

The 6’2” tall Gunneswaran, who often uses double handed back hand also spoke about his association with Somdev.

01 Jan 2017 4:26 AM

Target is to compete for the whole season: Saketh Myneni

2016 being his best year on circuit as well as making his singles debut in Davis Cup, Saketh Myneni is keen to take his game to next level.

29 Dec 2016 5:35 AM

Davis Cup: Bopanna dropped, Hesh is non-playing captain

Leander Paes and Saketh Myneni were the preferred choice of the selectors, for their good show against Rafael Nadal.

23 Dec 2016 1:06 AM


Mahesh Bhupathi to skipper India in Davis Cup

The Davis Cup tie against New Zealand in Pune will be used to give current India Skipper Anand Amritraj farewell.

22 Dec 2016 4:40 PM

Amritraj likely to lose Davis Cup captaincy

Anand Amritraj's days as India's non-playing Davis Cup captain may be at stake.

03 Dec 2016 1:28 PM

Will start off in Sydney with Cuevas: Rohan Bopanna

The 36-year-old held forth on his plans for the next season, his new doubles partner and the future of Indian tennis.

23 Nov 2016 5:58 AM

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