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