Davis Cup: France beat Spain 3-0 to secure place in final; USA keep hopes alive with thrilling doubles victory
France captain Yannick Noah said he "deserved a beer" to celebrate his defending Davis Cup champions' seamless progress past Spain and into their second successive final on Saturday.
Davis Cup: Rohan Bopanna, Saketh Myneni lose doubles tie against Serbia, but India still in hunt for year-end finals
Rohan Bopanna and Saketh Myneni lost the do-or-die doubles rubber against Serbia as India conceded an unassailable 0-3 lead to lose the Davis World Group Play-off tie
Davis Cup 2018: Serbia still a difficult proposition for India despite the absence of Novak Djokovic
The problem at hand for Bhupati and Co is how to break down the Serbians in Serbia, on what has historically been the least favourite surface for India.
Davis Cup: Mahesh Bhupati defends N Sriram Balaji's selection ahead of higher-ranked players for Serbia tie
India's Davis Cup captain Mahesh Bhupathi on Thursday defended the selection of N Sriram Balaji ahead of higher-ranked Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan and Purav Raja for the tie against Serbia.
Rohan Bopanna and his French partner Edouard Roger-Vasselin had conceded their men's doubles second round after the Indian suffered the injury on 6 July.
Davis Cup: India face fifth seed Serbia in World Group play-off tie; contest to take place in old format
India were on Tuesday drawn to clash with fifth seed Serbia in an away Davis Cup World Group play-off tie, scheduled to be held from 16-18 September, in traditional three-day five-set match format.
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.
Davis Cup: Leander Paes dedicates record win to India, says re-inventing his game helps him stay ahead of others
His contemporaries and even those who started their careers long after him have hung their racquets but Leander Paes continues to "re-invent" his game and add power in his legs to pull India through.
The doubles victory saw Paes break free from Italian legend Nicola Pietrangeli as the most successful doubles player in the team tournament.
Rafael Nadal leads Spain into a home quarter-final against Germany at Valencia's iconic Plaza de Toros bullring, boasting a remarkable record in the tournament.
AITA includes Leander Paes in Davis Cup team despite Rohan Bopanna's reservations against veteran tennis star
Sending out a strong message that it won't allow players to interfere in selection matters, the AITA on Sunday brought back old warhorse Leander Paes in the Davis Cup team despite "reservations" from seasoned campaigner Rohan Bopanna.