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Nov 21, 2018
What ails Indian tennis and its support structure? Yuki Bhambri, Saketh Myneni and Prajnesh Gunneswaran weigh inMany young talents have come to the fore and fizzled out or faded away, far from the tennis circuit, or languishing in the rankings if they choose to continue playing.
Nov 18, 2018
Davis Cup should not take away traditional format in revamp to compete with ATP Cup, says Swedish great Mats WilanderNext year’s Davis Cup will still have home and away ties — but only in the first round. The winners will go forward to the 18-nation finals. Wilander says that is the wrong way round.
Nov 15, 2018
Indian players to be hit hard after revamp of ATP Challenger Tour, according to MSLTA secretary Sunder IyerThe revamp of the global tennis structure's second tier – the ATP Challenger Tour – from 2019 will hit Indian players hard with the complete removal of ATP ranking points in the lower level of the men's circuit, according to Maharashtra State Lawn Tennis Association's Sunder Iyer.
Nov 13, 2018
India to host Italy on Kolkata's grasscourts in qualifiers for Davis Cup Finals after securing two key exemptions from ITFKolkata was chosen as the venue only after the All India Tennis Association (AITA) secured two key exemptions from the International Tennis Federation (ITF).
Oct 28, 2018
Roger Federer ignores deadline set by Davis Cup, says organisers only gave him three days to decide participationRoger Federer has revealed that organisers of the re-launched and condensed Davis Cup gave him three days to decide if he would commit to the controversial competition.
Aug 16, 2018
British tennis chiefs to vote against controversial Davis Cup reforms that may result in fewer participationBritish tennis chiefs said on Wednesday they will vote against the controversial reforms planned for the Davis Cup, claiming the radical changes could see fewer players taking part and a waning of fan interest.
Aug 11, 2018
Australian tennis great Rod Laver among voices dissenting against proposed Davis Cup reformsFour generations of Australian Davis Cup captains and players, led by Rod Laver, John Newcombe and Lleyton Hewitt, united Saturday to oppose proposed reforms, saying they will ruin an historic tournament.
May 12, 2018
Revamped Davis Cup could be held in Madrid or France next year, says Spanish Tennis Federation chiefThe Spanish Tennis Federation (RFET) has held meetings with the Barcelona and national soccer team player Gerard Pique about holding the planned revamped Davis Cup in France or Madrid next year
Apr 30, 2018
Davis Cup: Mahesh Bhupathi says doing away with home and away format is 'not ideal'The matches will be played over a week at a single venue in the traditional week of Davis Cup final in November, abolishing the home and away format for ties in the elite World Group.
Mar 23, 2018
Australia captain Lleyton Hewitt slams proposed Davis Cup shake-up as a 'money grab' that will ruin event"It is all about money, not representing your country. It makes absolutely no sense," Lleyton Hewitt said about ITF's plans of changing Davis Cup to a season-ending World Cup of Tennis Finals.