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Davis Cup: India has 50-50 chances in doubles match against Spain, says Anand Amritraj

Davis Cup: India has 50-50 chances in doubles match against Spain, says Anand Amritraj

Saketh Myneni could partner Leander Paes in the doubles match against Spain.

Heat & pressure on Czechs, feels Indian Davis Cup team

Heat & pressure on Czechs, feels Indian Davis Cup team

The Indian tennis team, led by captain Anand Amritraj, believes that the heat and pressure will be on the visiting Czech Republic team when the two sides clash at the Davis Cup World Group Playoff at the Delhi Lawn Tennis Association (DLTA) Complex here from September 18 to 20.

Leander Paes returns to Davis Cup team; Rohan Bopanna, Somdev Devvarman, Yuki Bhambri also named

Leander Paes returns to Davis Cup team; Rohan Bopanna, Somdev Devvarman, Yuki Bhambri also named

Veteran tennis star Leander Paes makes a return to the country's Davis Cup team as India named a four-member squad for the World Group play-off tie at home against top seeds Czech Republic from September 18-20.

Yuki needs to add another 20kms to his serve: Anand Amritraj

Yuki needs to add another 20kms to his serve: Anand Amritraj

India's Davis Cup skipper Anand Amritraj says Yuki Bhambri must utilise his big frame to send down booming serves if he wants to fare better in his tennis career.

Yuki Bhambri to start India's Davis Cup campaign against Serbia

Yuki Bhambri to start India's Davis Cup campaign against Serbia

Yuki Bhambri will open India's Davis Cup campaign against Serbia, drawn against visiting side's number two player Dusan Lajovic for the first singles match of the World Group playoff tie, beginning here Friday.

India will have edge in Novak Djokovic's absence: Anand Amritraj

India will have edge in Novak Djokovic's absence: Anand Amritraj

India's Davis Cup captain Anand Amritraj on Sunday said his side can beat the formidable Serbians if world number one Novak Djokovic give the World Group play-off tie a miss.

Leander Paes confirmed for Davis Cup tie against Serbia:  Anand Amritraj

Leander Paes confirmed for Davis Cup tie against Serbia: Anand Amritraj

Veteran star Leander Paes is set to combine with Rohan Bopanna for the doubles rubber during the Davis Cup tie against Serbia, Indian captain Anand Amritraj confirmed Sunday but he says nothing has been decided on the Asian Games squad as yet.

Rohan Bopanna may also pull out of Asian Games

Rohan Bopanna may also pull out of Asian Games

India's tennis campaign at the Asian Games appears to be falling apart even before the start as a cloud of doubt is now hanging over Rohan Bopanna's participation since the top doubles player is keen to salvage his 2014 pro season by playing on the ATP Tour instead of competing in Incheon.

Selectors need to decide on direction they want to move: Oza

The AITA secretary Bharat Oza today made it clear that the national selection committee needs to take a call on whether they would like to "go backwards" after veterans Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes announced their availability for the Davis Cup tie at home against Serbia.

Bhupathi says he`s available for Davis Cup tie against Serbia

Tennis ace Mahesh Bhupathi today declared his availability for India`s Davis Cup World Group play-off match at home against Serbia later in the year, saying that doubles rubber could be crucial against a strong opposition.

Sanam is better choice on these courts for singles: Anand

India`s Davis Cup captain Anand Amritraj today defended his choice of Sanam Singh for the second singles, saying he was best-suited for the medium-slow surface in the tie against South Korea, starting on Friday.

Credit goes to entire team for my victory, says Somdev Devvarman

A player cannot pull off a marathon five-setter on his own and it takes contribution from the entire team to eke out such a win, Somdev Devvarman said today after winning a tough second singles match against Ti Chen.

Difficult to get Somdev Devvarman out of his defensive mindset: Amritraj

India`s Davis Cup captain Anand Amritraj today said it was difficult to change Somdev Devvarman`s defensive approach towards his game as the country`s number one singles player struggled to close out his match against Ti Chen despite earning four match points.

Bhupathi should get a farewell Davis Cup tie: Anand Amritraj

India`s new Davis Cup captain Anand Amritraj feels that veteran Mahesh Bhupathi, who is all set to retire this year, should get a farewell tie but made it clear that it was not in his hands to decide on the matter.

Need a singles player to ease pressure on Somdev: Amritraj

Former player Anand Amritraj, who was appointed Davis Cup captain last month, today stressed on the importance of developing a good second singles player who can ease the pressure on India`s top player Somdev Devvarman.

Amritraj lauds Devvarman, Paes

New Davis Cup captain Anand Amritraj was all praise for two of India’s top tennis players - Somdev Devvarman and Leander Paes - for different reasons.

Looking out for second singles player: Anand Amritraj

India’s new Davis Cup captain Anand Amritraj Friday said his focus will be on developing a good second singles player so that Somdev Devvarman is not under too much pressure.

Davis Cup captain Anand Amritraj assures smooth sailing

Newly-appointed Davis Cup captain Anand Amritraj is confident that it will be "smooth sailing" for the Indian team in 2014 as the players` revolt was thing of the past but he wants to have a say in the decision-making process for taking the team back to the elite World Group.

It needs special talent to be in top-50: Anand Amritraj

The current lot of players are good enough to take India into Davis Cup World Group next year but it requires special talent to be in top-100, yesteryear Indian tennis icon Anand Amritraj said on Saturday.

Davis Cup awards to be presented

The All India Tennis Association (AITA) will be honouring veteran Ramanathan Krishnan and his son Ramesh, Anand Amritraj and Mahesh Bhupathi with the ITF Davis Cup Commitment award on Saturday during the Asia/Oceania Group I play-off tie between India and Indonesia.