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Roger Federer is playing fearless tennis, feels former India Davis Cup captain Naresh Kumar

Roger Federer is playing fearless tennis, feels former India Davis Cup captain Naresh Kumar

Underlining the importance of Federer`s backhand, which the other big three of Nadal, Djokovic and Murray helped improve by constantly attacking it, Kumar said: "The secret is his backhand. And you know how that backhand came

Davis Cup: Pakistan's tennis authorities disappointed after Hong Kong backs out over security concern

Davis Cup: Pakistan's tennis authorities disappointed after Hong Kong backs out over security concern

"It is time foreign teams realised that Pakistan is capable of providing the best security and hospitality for them. The PSL final was recently held in Lahore despite tough conditions. What more does Pakistan have to prove to foreign teams

Davis Cup: 3 singles and 1 doubles player is preference as of now, says Mahesh Bhupathi

Davis Cup: 3 singles and 1 doubles player is preference as of now, says Mahesh Bhupathi

AITA chose a six-member squad that includes both Paes and Bopanna, and left it on Bhupathi to pick his preferred final four.

Davis Cup: Selectors to contemplate whether to have Leander Paes in the team

Davis Cup: Selectors to contemplate whether to have Leander Paes in the team

The selectors will also deliberate whether to go with two singles players or opt for three. Saketh Myneni, who pulled out of the New Zealand tie in the last minute, and Sumit Nagal have made themselves unavailable due to injury issues.  

Davis Cup: World no.1 Andy Murray to return to action in quarter-finals against France

Davis Cup: World no.1 Andy Murray to return to action in quarter-finals against France

Murray was instrumental in Britain winning the Davis Cup in 2015 when he won all 11 rubbers in four rounds.

Rafael Nadal pulls out of Rotterdam Open to rest

Rafael Nadal pulls out of Rotterdam Open to rest

A wrist injury cut short Nadal`s season in 2016.

WATCH: Canada's Denis Shapovalov smashes tennis ball in chair umpire’s eye during Davis Cup tie

WATCH: Canada's Denis Shapovalov smashes tennis ball in chair umpire’s eye during Davis Cup tie

As one of his shots landed wide, Shapovalov lost his cool and smashed a ball with his racket which went on to hit umpire Arnaud Gabas' eyes!

Davis Cup: Ramkumar, Yuki power India to 4-1 win over New Zealand; play Uzbekistan in 2nd round

Davis Cup: Ramkumar, Yuki power India to 4-1 win over New Zealand; play Uzbekistan in 2nd round

India now play second round tie at home in April against Uzbekistan, who got past South Korea in their first round away tie.

Davis Cup: Ramkumar Ramanathan trounces Finn Tearney; India take unassailable 3-1 lead over New Zealand

Davis Cup: Ramkumar Ramanathan trounces Finn Tearney; India take unassailable 3-1 lead over New Zealand

India thus set up a second round meeting with Uzbekistan, scheduled for April 7-9.

Davis Cup: Serbia advance into quarter-finals; clash between Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal possible

Davis Cup: Serbia advance into quarter-finals; clash between Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal possible

Nadal was sitting out the trip to Croatia after reaching the Australian Open final last weekend but would be certain to return to face a Djokovic.

Davis Cup: Leander Paes fails to realise dream for record doubles win after losing to Kiwis in third rubber

Davis Cup: Leander Paes fails to realise dream for record doubles win after losing to Kiwis in third rubber

India, who are now 2-1 ahead in the tie, will need to win one of the two reverse singles on Sunday to clinch a place in the second round.

Davis Cup: India vs New Zealand – Sitak-Venus pair dent Paes' record bid, keeps Kiwis afloat

Davis Cup: India vs New Zealand – Sitak-Venus pair dent Paes' record bid, keeps Kiwis afloat

The defeat for Paes and his partner meant that the 43-year-old Indian stalwart could not overtake Italian Nicola Pietrangeli for most wins in doubles in Davis Cup history.

Davis Cup 2017: Novak Djokovic gives Serbia early lead; champions Argentina suffer slump against Italy

Davis Cup 2017: Novak Djokovic gives Serbia early lead; champions Argentina suffer slump against Italy

Djokovic, dropped the first set and was 0-3 down in the second against promising 20-year-old Daniil Medvedev in Nis.

Davis Cup: Yuki Bhambri, Ramkumar Ramanathan give India 2-0 lead over New Zealand

Davis Cup: Yuki Bhambri, Ramkumar Ramanathan give India 2-0 lead over New Zealand

Bhambri, 24, trailed the first set 1-3 before winning four straight games against a faltering Tearney on the hard court surface.

Davis Cup Preview: India vs New Zealand – Chance for Leander Paes to get doubles world record

Davis Cup Preview: India vs New Zealand – Chance for Leander Paes to get doubles world record

The 18-time Grand Slam champion, who is all set to take part in his 55th Davis Cup tie, is tied with Italy's Nicola Pietrangeli on 42 doubles wins in doubles.

Davis Cup 2017: Novak Djokovic, Nick Kyrgios in lead roles at star-stripped tournament

Davis Cup 2017: Novak Djokovic, Nick Kyrgios in lead roles at star-stripped tournament

 Australian Open champion Roger Federer and world number three Stan Wawrinka miss Switzerland`s tie in the United States.

Davis Cup'17: Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios still in hunt for coach to improve his game

Davis Cup'17: Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios still in hunt for coach to improve his game

Kyrgios has been without a coach since parting with Todd Larkham before Wimbledon in 2015.

Davis Cup: World No. 1 Andy Murray left out of Great Britain's initial 4-man team

Davis Cup: World No. 1 Andy Murray left out of Great Britain's initial 4-man team

In Murray`s expected absence, Dan Evans, Kyle Edmund, Jamie Murray and Dominic Inglot are due to line up for Britain at the TD Place Arena.

Qatar Open: Andy Murray registers his 25th straight win, beats Jeremy Chardy in straight sets

Qatar Open: Andy Murray registers his 25th straight win, beats Jeremy Chardy in straight sets

In 2016, the Briton not only remained unbeaten but won five consecutive titles and snatched the world`s number one spot from Novak Djokovic.

Indian tennis fraternity pay tribute to Somdev Devvarman's contribution to Indian sports

Indian tennis fraternity pay tribute to Somdev Devvarman's contribution to Indian sports

Counter-puncher Somdev, at the age of 31, announced his retirement from tennis on Sunday, having represented India in the Davis Cup in 14 ties with 14 wins and 10 defeats in singles.