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Davis Cup: India-Pakistan tie in end November, venue subject to review

The tie was originally scheduled for September 14-15 in Islamabad.

Sep 13, 2019, 23:22 PM IST

Tennis: International Tennis Federation postpones India-Pakistan Davis Cup tie to November

India`s Davis Cup tie against Pakistan at Islamabad next month has been postponed to November under "exceptional circumstances" after a security review, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) said on Thursday.

Aug 22, 2019, 21:06 PM IST

Shift Davis Cup tie from Pakistan, AITA tells International Tennis Federation

Earlier, Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) chief Salim Saifullah Khan had said that tensions between the two countries have increased and that they will respect whatever decision the ITF takes.

Aug 11, 2019, 20:03 PM IST

Indian tennis players jittery over Pakistan tour, Mahesh Bhupathi asks for details of security arrangements

The Indian tennis team is scheduled to visit Pakistan for the first time in 55 years and participate in the Davis Cup. Security concerns, however, weigh heavily on the tour.

Jul 30, 2019, 21:54 PM IST

After 55 years, Indian tennis team to travel to Pakistan for Davis Cup tie

The Indian cricket team had last toured Pakistan in 2007, and after that, no team across any sport in the country has toured Pakistan.

Jul 28, 2019, 11:05 AM IST

Former Davis Cupper Vijay Amritraj's mother passes away

She is survived by three sons (Anand, Vijay and Ashok) and their families. 

Apr 20, 2019, 16:55 PM IST

Italy defeat India 3-1 to reach first-ever Davis Cup World finals

World number 19 India will now compete in the zone group action later this year.

Feb 02, 2019, 18:29 PM IST

Davis Cup: Rohan Bopanna-Divij Sharan win doubles to keep Indian hopes alive

Making a comeback for the first time since 2012, southpaw Sharan complemented senior pro Bopanna and wrapped it up with a forehand volley winner in the end.

Feb 02, 2019, 15:07 PM IST

Germany, Australia off to strong starts in Davis Cup qualifiers

World number 32 Kohlschreiber earlier rallied past Zsombor Piros 6-7(6) 7-5 6-4.

Feb 02, 2019, 12:00 PM IST

Davis Cup 2019 Qualifier: India trail 0-2 against Italy on the opening day

Experienced Andreas Seppi defeated Ramkumar Ramanathan in straight sets in the opening match, giving Italy a 1-0 lead.

Feb 01, 2019, 17:48 PM IST

India staring at elimination after Italy take 2-0 lead in Davis Cup Qualifier

India's doubles pairing of Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan finds itself in a must-win situation on Saturday. 

Feb 01, 2019, 15:32 PM IST

La Liga to sponsor Davis Cup in latest cross-sport venture

Founded in 1900, the Davis Cup is the largest annual international team competition in sport, but has suffered as a spectacle since many top players began opting out.

Feb 01, 2019, 15:21 PM IST

Davis Cup: Matteo Berrettini defeats Prajnesh Gunneswaran, Italy take 2-0 lead against India

Earlier, Andreas Seppi made short work of Ramkumar Ramanathan (6-4, 6-2) to give Italy the lead on the grass courts at the Calcutta South Club.

Feb 01, 2019, 15:20 PM IST

Andreas Seppi outclasses Ramkumar Ramanathan to give Italy 1-0 lead in Davis Cup Qualifier

The World number 37 was slow off the blocks on the grass court of the Calcutta South Club but hit top gear in the second set to complete a 6-4 6-2 win in one hour and 11 minutes.

Feb 01, 2019, 13:29 PM IST

Andreas Seppi wary of Ramkumar Ramanathan in opening clash of Davis Cup qualifier

The 34-year-old Seppi, currently world number 37, has pipped his team's top ranked singles player Marco Cecchinato (world no 19) as he gears up to face Ramkumar on the opening day.

Jan 31, 2019, 15:30 PM IST

Ramkumar Ramanathan to play Andreas Seppi in opening rubber, Italy keep Marco Cecchinato out of singles

In a bold decision during Thursday's official draw, Italy's non-playing captain Corrado Barazzutti has kept their top-ranked player, world no. 19 Marco Cecchinato out of the singles main draw.

Jan 31, 2019, 14:09 PM IST

India bank on Prajnesh Gunneswaran, CSC grass courts to upset Italy in Davis Cup

India lost 0-4 to Serbia in their World Group play-off clash in Kraljevo and the upcoming tie will be a litmus test for non-playing captain Bhupathi with reports indicating that his contract may not be renewed.

Jan 31, 2019, 13:36 PM IST

No room for excuses now, says Mahesh Bhupathi ahead of Davis Cup tie vs Italy

India, three-time Davis Cup runners-up, were drawn to play against Italy at home in the Qualifiers in their bid for a coveted place in November's 18-team Finals in Madrid.

Jan 30, 2019, 16:37 PM IST

Lucas Pouille regains confidence with coach Amelie Mauresmo in his corner

Pouille continued his remarkable run at Melbourne Park by stunning in-form Canadian Milos Raonic to set up a showdown with top-seeded Novak Djokovic for a place in Sunday's final.

Jan 24, 2019, 17:22 PM IST

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