The AITA on Sunday formed a three-member committee, including Justice Deepak Verma and former Davis Cupper Naresh Kumar, to resolve the issues with the rebel players, but its suggestions apparently would not be binding on the national tennis federation.
Taking strong exception to the comments made by its own vice president, the All India Tennis Association on Friday said it was "unethical" to label the team selected for Davis Cup tie against Korea as "third rate" and that the young players were being misled.
In a desperate attempt to get back to the Indian Davis Cup team, the 11 rebel players have sought intervention of Sports Ministry to resolve the crisis but their effort is unlikely to bear any fruit with the ministry categorically stating that it has "no role to play in selection matters".
Indian tennis star Somdev Devvarman, who is leading a players` revolt against the All India Tennis Association, on Saturday lambasted the body and called it "unprofessional" and "unethical" for snubbing the rebel group.
The crisis that has hit Indian tennis deepened on Friday with the revolting players today threatening to pull out of the upcoming Davis Cup tie against South Korea unless AITA discusses their "legitimate" suggestions for improvement in the system.
Veteran Indian tennis player Mahesh Bhupathi on Monday indicated that all his issues with the All India Tennis Association (AITA) have been sorted out and he may represent the country in the upcoming Davis Cup tie against Korea.