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Mahesh Bhupathi's captaincy at stake as India prepares for clash against Italy in Davis Cup

India are up against formidable Italy but playing the hard-court specialists on grass at the Calcutta South Club gives the hosts some chance of an upset.

Jan 24, 2019, 16:43 PM IST

Amritraj brothers disappointed with Chennai Open shift to Pune

The former Davis Cuppers, who hailed from Chennai, had worked hard to bring the tournament here in 1997 as the Gold Flake Open ATP tournament, generating great fan following.

Jul 21, 2017, 19:29 PM IST

Davis Cup: Drawing Canada in play-offs presents India a golden chance, says Anand Amritraj

Amritraj said if Canada didn't have its top player Milos Raonic playing, India stood a good chance of winning, the best in the last four years.

Apr 17, 2017, 11:53 AM IST

Anand Amritraj calls Mahesh Bhupathi's appointment as Davis Cup captain a bitter-sweet decision

Amritraj had taken over as captain from SP Misra in 2013 after leading players revolted against the way AITA was handling Davis Cup issues.

Dec 22, 2016, 19:35 PM IST

Mahesh Bhupathi named India's new non-playing captain of Davis Cup team, AITA bids farewell to Anand Amritraj

Multiple Grand Slam winner Bhupathi was the hot favourite the moment AITA decided to replace Amritraj.

Dec 22, 2016, 16:13 PM IST

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.

Sep 13, 2016, 20:58 PM IST

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.

Sep 15, 2015, 18:31 PM IST

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.

Aug 13, 2015, 21:24 PM IST

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.

Sep 29, 2014, 17:01 PM IST

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.

Sep 11, 2014, 14:05 PM IST

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.

Sep 07, 2014, 23:01 PM IST

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.

Sep 07, 2014, 18:15 PM IST

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.

Sep 04, 2014, 18:19 PM IST

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.

Apr 14, 2014, 17:41 PM IST

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.

Apr 09, 2014, 20:37 PM IST

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.

Apr 03, 2014, 15:20 PM IST

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.

Feb 01, 2014, 17:49 PM IST

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.

Jan 31, 2014, 21:08 PM IST

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.

Jan 29, 2014, 16:55 PM IST

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.

Oct 18, 2013, 21:22 PM IST