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In post Leander Paes-Mahesh Bhupathi era, India bereft of doubles exponents in Grand Slams
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In post Leander Paes-Mahesh Bhupathi era, India bereft of doubles exponents in Grand Slams

The last time an Indian was on a Grand Slam roll of honour was Rohan Bopanna, who won his one, and so far only, major at the mixed doubles event at the 2017 French Open

AITA says they were surprised by ITF's decision to shift India-Pakistan Davis Cup tie to neutral venue
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AITA says they were surprised by ITF's decision to shift India-Pakistan Davis Cup tie to neutral venue

AITA said an unflattering perception was being created about it in the wake of Mahesh Bhupathi's removal as captain when it actually selected Rohit Rajpal because the ITF till the last moment had not given the impression that it will move the Davis Cup tie out of Islamabad.

Davis Cup 2019: Pakistan tie shifted to 'neutral venue' amid security concerns over Kashmir; Rohit Rajpal named India's non-playing captain
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Davis Cup 2019: Pakistan tie shifted to 'neutral venue' amid security concerns over Kashmir; Rohit Rajpal named India's non-playing captain

In a big relief for India's national tennis federation, the world governing body ITF on Monday decided to shift country's Davis Cup tie against Pakistan from Islamabad to a neutral venue

Davis Cup 2019: AITA names Rohit Rajpal as India's non-playing captain for Pakistan tie; Mahesh Bhupathi's spell may be over
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Davis Cup 2019: AITA names Rohit Rajpal as India's non-playing captain for Pakistan tie; Mahesh Bhupathi's spell may be over

Rohit Rajpal has been appointed as the non-playing captain for India's team to face Pakistan in the Davis Cup tie.

Down memory lane: Anand Amritraj recalls an era when prize money was meagre and Grand Slam champs stood in line for food
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Down memory lane: Anand Amritraj recalls an era when prize money was meagre and Grand Slam champs stood in line for food

Armed with a sharp memory and a capacity for exasperation, Anand Amritraj rattles off tales of days when tennis was still an expensive sport but hardly rich.

AITA removes SP Misra, Zeeshan Ali from senior selection committee; Ankita Bhambri, Vishal Uppal named replacements
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AITA removes SP Misra, Zeeshan Ali from senior selection committee; Ankita Bhambri, Vishal Uppal named replacements

The national tennis federation on Wednesday removed chairman SP Misra and Davis Cup coach Zeeshan Ali from the senior national selection committee and replaced them with Ankita Bhambri and Vishal Uppal.

Davis Cup: Leander Paes' record will stay till eternity, feels India's tennis fraternity
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Davis Cup: Leander Paes' record will stay till eternity, feels India's tennis fraternity

Paes, approaching 45, surpassed Italy's Nicola Pietrangeli to take that record 43rd win, which made him the most successful doubles player in the history of Davis Cup.

India's only ATP event Chennai Open's shift to Pune disappoints Amritraj brothers
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India's only ATP event Chennai Open's shift to Pune disappoints Amritraj brothers

Amritraj brothers unhappy with the shift of India's only ATP event from Chennai to Pune after 21 years. Vijay Amritraj said, "It is sad that the city (Chennai) has lost the event."

Mahesh Bhupathi handled Davis Cup affair badly, but Leander Paes is also at fault: Anand Amritraj
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Mahesh Bhupathi handled Davis Cup affair badly, but Leander Paes is also at fault: Anand Amritraj

Amritraj said Bhupathi should have made it clear to Paes that he was not in the playing four while Paes should not have come to Bengaluru if he was not assured of a place in the playing squad.

Leander Paes' fall from grace: By venting his frustration in public, he has incensed fans and players alike
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Leander Paes' fall from grace: By venting his frustration in public, he has incensed fans and players alike

When the six-man team was pruned to four and was without Leander Paes, the latter turned defiantly petulant. He did his image and reputation little good after that with statements which later turned his reading of the situation incorrect.

Mahesh Bhupathi has opened a can of worms, Leander Paes' Davis Cup era looks set to end
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Mahesh Bhupathi has opened a can of worms, Leander Paes' Davis Cup era looks set to end

For a number of years now, there has been speculation as to why so many Indian players have refused to play with Leander Paes. Mahesh Bhupathi’s Facebook post has now revealed details of specific incidents.

Davis Cup: India vs New Zealand went according to script, but Indian tennis story is not as smooth
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Davis Cup: India vs New Zealand went according to script, but Indian tennis story is not as smooth

India’s Davis Cup tie against New Zealand seemed pretty straightforward to the outside observer with a 4-1 win, but will the script of tennis in India make happy reading after this?

Davis Cup: Anand Amritraj hails India's 4-1 win over New Zealand, says it 'exceeded expectations'
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Davis Cup: Anand Amritraj hails India's 4-1 win over New Zealand, says it 'exceeded expectations'

India's outgoing Davis Cup tennis captain Anand Amritraj on Sunday sounded extremely pleased with the 4-1 victory over New Zealand to progress to the second round of the Asia Oceania Group I and said it exceeded expectations.

Davis Cup: Yuki Bhambri makes winning return from injury for India, targets a healthy 2017
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Davis Cup: Yuki Bhambri makes winning return from injury for India, targets a healthy 2017

More than his indisputable skill, the recovery from injury will determine where Yuki Bhambri stands at the end of this year.

Davis Cup: AITA's latest selection fiasco reinforces that Indian tennis, players are its last priority
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Davis Cup: AITA's latest selection fiasco reinforces that Indian tennis, players are its last priority

With a change in leadership and personnel imminent, Indian tennis has a chance to plan the Davis Cup season in a manner that befits the prestige of playing for the tricolor.

Davis Cup: AITA, players need to look beyond ego and work for development of Indian tennis
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Davis Cup: AITA, players need to look beyond ego and work for development of Indian tennis

There are several issues that plague tennis in India – the disunity among players is a tired topic and the AITA seems to be in a constant state of disrepair, preoccupied with political bickering instead of working for the development of the sport.

Davis Cup: Leander Paes promises to 'put best foot forward for India' ahead of New Zealand tie
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Davis Cup: Leander Paes promises to 'put best foot forward for India' ahead of New Zealand tie

Leander Paes continued to wear his heart on his sleeve, saying he will put his best foot forward during the Davis Cup encounter between India and New Zealand starting in Pune on Friday.

Leander Paes 'should continue to play as long as he wants', says Anand Amritraj
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Leander Paes 'should continue to play as long as he wants', says Anand Amritraj

Backing his senior player Leander Paes, India's outgoing Davis Cup captain Anand Amritraj said that the tennis star should be the only one to take a call on his future as a player.

Davis Cup: Anand Amritraj confident Indian team will deliver against New Zealand
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Davis Cup: Anand Amritraj confident Indian team will deliver against New Zealand

India's non-playing captain Anand Amritraj was upbeat ahead of the Asia Oceania Group I Davis Cup tie against New Zealand, to be played here from 3 to 5 February, but cautioned the Kiwis should not be taken lightly.

Anand Amritraj does a u-turn on Sumit Nagal indiscipline row, says AITA should be lenient
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Anand Amritraj does a u-turn on Sumit Nagal indiscipline row, says AITA should be lenient

India's outgoing Davis Cup captain Anand Amritraj on Friday clarified that he has not sought action against young player Sumit Nagal.