Somdev Devvarman, Saketh Myneni fall at first hurdle in US Open Qualifiers
Somdev Devvarman, Saketh Myneni fall at first hurdle in US Open Qualifiers

Somdev Devvarman and Saketh Myneni could not cross even the first hurdle at the US Open Qualifiers as both the Indian Davis Cuppers lost their openers after winning first sets against their respective rivals, here.

Shiv Prakash Misra recollects old days ahead of Dhyanchand honour

Stepping onto the hallowed courts of SW19 wearing Bata sports shoes and hand-knit sweater presented by his mother, a racquet presented by none other than Fred Perry after qualifying for 1964 Wimbledon are some of the memories that Shiv Prakash Misra will always cherish.

Odlum Brown VanOpen: Yuki Bhambri reaches singles semis and doubles final
Odlum Brown VanOpen: Yuki Bhambri reaches singles semis and doubles final

Yuki Bhambri enjoyed a fruitful day at the USD 100,000 Odlum Brown VanOpen as he reached the singles semifinal with a hard-fought win over Farrukh Dustov and also made his second consecutive doubles final at the Challenger level, here.

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.

Nick Kyrgios wins one for Lleyton Hewitt in new partnership
Nick Kyrgios wins one for Lleyton Hewitt in new partnership

Nick Kyrgios began his US Open hardcourt run with a 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 victory over Fernando Verdasco Tuesday under the watchful eye of new mentor Lleyton Hewitt at the ATP Montreal Masters.

Czech team to come full strength, India need miracle in Davis Cup: Mahesh Bhupathi
Czech team to come full strength, India need miracle in Davis Cup: Mahesh Bhupathi

The Indian Davis Cup team needs to pull off a miracle of sorts if it has to advance to the elite World Group, says Mahesh Bhupathi as the veteran doubles exponent revealed that Czech Republic will field a full strength team in the next month's Play-off tie, here.

Delhi to host World Group Play-off tie against Czech Republic
Delhi to host World Group Play-off tie against Czech Republic

 Agreeing to the popular demand from players, the AITA on Wednesday selected Delhi as venue for the Davis Cup World Group Play-off tie against top seeds Czech Republic, to be held from September 18-20.

Bernard Tomic shrugs off troubles to defend Bogota title
Bernard Tomic shrugs off troubles to defend Bogota title

Controversial Australian Bernard Tomic retained his Bogota ATP title on Sunday with a 6-1, 3-6, 6-2 victory over France`s Adrian Mannarino.

Roger Federer, Stan Wawrinka in Switzerland Davis Cup return
Roger Federer, Stan Wawrinka in Switzerland Davis Cup return

 Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka have made themselves available for Switzerland`s Davis Cup World Group playoff match against the Netherlands in September.

Bernard Tomic spurns Tennis Australia olive branch
Bernard Tomic spurns Tennis Australia olive branch

Bernard Tomic`s rift with Tennis Australia looks unlikely to end any time soon after the player said he had no interest in clear-the-air talks until the governing body resumed funding of his sister, Sara.

India to host Czech Republic in World Group Play-offs
India to host Czech Republic in World Group Play-offs

 India were today handed a tough Davis Cup draw, being pitted against top seeds Czech Republic in the World Group Play-offs, to be held from September 18-20 either in New Delhi or Pune.

India drawn against Czech Republic in Davis Cup tennis 
India drawn against Czech Republic in Davis Cup tennis 

 India will host top seeds Czech Republic in a Davis Cup World Group Play-off tennis encounter to be played from September 18 to 20 at a yet to be decided venue.

Tennis Australia seek meeting with troubled Bernard​ Tomic
Tennis Australia seek meeting with troubled Bernard​ Tomic

Tennis Australia said Tuesday it will contact troubled star Bernard Tomic in the next week to "clear the air" and hopes to have him back on-side for September`s Davis Cup semi-final.

Lleyton Hewitt not guaranteed Davis Cup captaincy: Report
Lleyton Hewitt not guaranteed Davis Cup captaincy: Report

Tennis Australia will not guarantee Lleyton Hewitt the Davis Cup captaincy on his retirement next year and will instead open up the process to a group of applicants, a report said Tuesday.

Yuki Bhambri played like top-50 player: Zeeshan Ali
Yuki Bhambri played like top-50 player: Zeeshan Ali

 Yuki Bhambri's performance against New Zealand was no less than a top-50 player and even the staunchest of his critics would have changed their opinion about the youngster had they seen him play in Christchurch, says India's Davis Cup coach Zeeshan Ali.

Australia faces tough task against Britain: Lleyton Hewitt
Australia faces tough task against Britain: Lleyton Hewitt

Team warrior Lleyton Hewitt says it will be tough for Australia to win this year`s Davis Cup after learning their semi-final opponents will be Andy Murray`s Great Britain in September.

Andy Murray will keep fighting for Davis Cup dream
Andy Murray will keep fighting for Davis Cup dream

Andy Murray insists he is willing to put his body on the line again to keep Great Britain on course for Davis Cup glory when they face Australia in the semi-finals.

French slam Queen's Club court conditions after Davis Cup exit
French slam Queen's Club court conditions after Davis Cup exit

Gilles Simon launched a scathing attack on the slippery condition of the Queen`s Club courts after France crashed out of the Davis Cup against Great Britain on Sunday.

Andy Murray ends Britain`s 34-year wait to make Davis Cup semis
Andy Murray ends Britain`s 34-year wait to make Davis Cup semis

Andy Murray clinched Great Britain`s first Davis Cup semi-final berth for 34 years as the world number three`s gritty victory against Gilles Simon gave his country an unassailable 3-1 lead on Sunday.

There is no better feeling than winning 5th rubber: Yuki Bhambri
There is no better feeling than winning 5th rubber: Yuki Bhambri

Yuki Bhambri, the hero of India's hard-fought 3-2 win over New Zealand in the Davis Cup, is relishing the fact that his was a decisive win in the fifth rubber which took them to World Group Play-offs.