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Yuki Bhambri, Saketh Myneni back; Leander Paes left out of Indian Davis Cup squad

Yuki Bhambri, Saketh Myneni back; Leander Paes left out of Indian Davis Cup squad

Apart from Bhambri and Myneni, Ramkumar Ramanathan and Rohan Bopanna made the squad, captained by Mahesh Bhupathi.

Yuki Bhambri jumps 41 spots in latest ATP rankings

Yuki Bhambri jumps 41 spots in latest ATP rankings

The Delhi and India player had reached the last-eight of the Citi Open. His jump in the rankings also makes him the highest ranked Indian player. 

ATP Citi Open: Yuki Bhambri's dream run comes to an end, loses to Kevin Anderson in quarters

ATP Citi Open: Yuki Bhambri's dream run comes to an end, loses to Kevin Anderson in quarters

Heading into the match, the Indian tennis ace seemed rather confident after his astounding win over defending champion and the world no. 22 Gael Monfils in the round of 32 match, scripting the biggest win of his career. He then ousted Guido Pella in an hour and 51 minutes long battle striking down the Argentinian 6-7 6-3 6-1 to step into the quarters.

ATP Citi Open: Yuki Bhambri breezes past Guido Pella to move into quarter-final round

ATP Citi Open: Yuki Bhambri breezes past Guido Pella to move into quarter-final round

Both players started strong, pushing the first set into the tiebreaker round, however it was the Indian who went down. He revived himself back, breaking Pella’s serve and thus clinching both of the next two sets.

WATCH: Yuki Bhambri outplays defending champion Gael Monfils at ATP Citi Open

WATCH: Yuki Bhambri outplays defending champion Gael Monfils at ATP Citi Open

Bhambri had entered the second round after his first round opponent retired.

ATP Citi Open: Yuki Bhambri stuns defending champion Gael Monfils in Round of 32

ATP Citi Open: Yuki Bhambri stuns defending champion Gael Monfils in Round of 32

The 25-year-old is now up against Guido Pella in the nxt round of the tournament and probably will be looking to avenge the defeat on behalf of his countryman.

Indian Davis Cup team to train in New York before Canada tie

Indian Davis Cup team to train in New York before Canada tie

It is for the first time that a camp has been organised to prepare for an away tie. The team will assemble in New York on September 4 and will leave for Edmonton on September 10.

Yuki Bhambri sets up clash with Gael Monfils, Ramkumar Ramanathan out of Citi Open

Yuki Bhambri sets up clash with Gael Monfils, Ramkumar Ramanathan out of Citi Open

Yuki, who had qualified for the main draw of the ATP 500 tournament, was leading 7-5 2-0 when American Stefan Kozlov opted out of contest due to viral illness.

Yuki Bhambri saves match point against Peter Polansky, moves to 2nd round

Yuki Bhambri saves match point against Peter Polansky, moves to 2nd round

Yuki was down a match point at 6-7 in the second set tie-breaker before he forced a third set and finally prevailed in the contest after two hours and 35 minutes.

Yuki Bhambri, Ramkumar Ramanathan bow out of French Open Qualifiers

Yuki Bhambri, Ramkumar Ramanathan bow out of French Open Qualifiers

Ramkumar lost to Argentina's world number 114 and 13th seed Guido Pella 2-6 1-6 in a lop-sided first round encounter on court number 18.

Yuki Bhambri shocks top-seed Sergiy Stakhovsky to make semis of Karshi Challenger

Yuki Bhambri shocks top-seed Sergiy Stakhovsky to make semis of Karshi Challenger

The Indian saved the only breakpoint he faced in the match and broke his opponent thrice.

Davis Cup: Yuki Bhambri ruled out; Leander Paes or Rohan Bopanna certain to play Uzbekistan tie

Davis Cup: Yuki Bhambri ruled out; Leander Paes or Rohan Bopanna certain to play Uzbekistan tie

Ramkumar Ramanathan will now spearhead India's singles challenge but he has been struggling for form in recent times.

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: 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: 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.

Australian Open: Yuki Bhambri falls at final hurdle, ousted  in last qualifying round by Ernesto Escobedo

Australian Open: Yuki Bhambri falls at final hurdle, ousted in last qualifying round by Ernesto Escobedo

Other Indian in fray, Saketh Myneni had lost his first round in the Qualifiers after encountering a foot problem.

Australian Open: Yuki Bhambri one win away from main draw

Australian Open: Yuki Bhambri one win away from main draw

Yuki, 24, has won the junior Australian Open title in 2009.

Chennai Open: Yuki Bhambri exits, Indian challenge ends in singles

Chennai Open: Yuki Bhambri exits, Indian challenge ends in singles

With Yuki's defeat, India's challenge has ended in the singles with Ramkumar Ramanathan and Saketh Myneni exiting in first round.

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.

Chennai Open: Prajnesh Gunneswaran, Yuki Bhambri win opening round in qualifiers

Chennai Open: Prajnesh Gunneswaran, Yuki Bhambri win opening round in qualifiers

The third Indian player in action in the qualifier, Sasi Kumar Mukund went down fighting to Argentine Nicolas Kicker.