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Davis Cup

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

We will not have it very easy on grass: India coach Zeeshan Ali, ahead of Davis Cup qualifier against Italy

The Indians sweated it out for the first time since landing in the city for nearly two hours at the Calcutta Gymkhana. 

Jan 24, 2019, 13:55 PM IST

We are big underdogs, but have faith in team's experience: Mahesh Bhupathi

The grass courts of South Club were chosen as the venue as Bhupathi was keen to play on grass considering that the Italians are solid hard court players.

Jan 24, 2019, 13:36 PM IST

Roberto Bautista Agut expects injured Andy Murray to 'fight hard' in Melbourne clash

Three-times Grand Slam champion Murray on Friday said that he might retire after this year's Australian Open, with the pain of his right hip becoming almost unbearable.

Jan 12, 2019, 12:32 PM IST

Divij Sharan returns, N Sriram Balaji dropped for India's Davis Cup tie against Italy

Sharan had made his Davis Cup debut against New Zealand, playing the doubles rubber with Vishnu Vardhan, in India's 5-0 whitewash of the visitors.

Dec 31, 2018, 19:30 PM IST

I have worked on adding more power to my serve: Ramkumar Ramanathan

Ramkumar will open the new season in Pune at the Tata Open Maharashtra, where the organisers have awarded him and Prajnesh Guneswaran wild card entries.

Dec 24, 2018, 16:22 PM IST