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Davis Cup: India captain weighs his options


September 12th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 12 (IANS) India in the last two decades invariably went into a Davis Cup tie taking for granted a victory in doubles with Leander Paes and ... Read more...

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Russia choose low-ranked players for Davis Cup tie


September 4th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg, Sep 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is set to include a pair of virtual unknown tennis players in its five-man team to play Brazil in a match that ... Read more...

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After 19 years, Chandigarh to host Davis Cup tie


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 2 (IANS) Chandigarh will witness international tennis action this month with the Davis Cup tie between India and New Zealand being held at the Chandigarh Lawn Tennis ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Bopanna dropped from Davis Cup team


August 18th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Saturday decided to drop Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna from the Davis Cup team that will take on ... Read more...

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Chandigarh to host India-New Zealand Davis Cup tie


April 10th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 10 (IANS) The India-New Zealand Davis Cup tie will be played in Chandigarh in September, a senior tennis official said here Tuesday.The tie will be played at ... Read more...

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Spain humble ahead of Davis Cup tie


April 4th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 4 (IANS) Alex Corretja, the captain of the Spanish Davis Cup tennis team, said Wednesday that his side would approach its quarterfinal tie against Austria with humility.The ... Read more...

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Djokovic to miss Serbia’s Davis Cup tie


March 28th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Prague, March 28 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic will not play Serbia's Davis Cup tie with the Czech Republic in Prague April 6-8.Serbian captain Bogdan Obradovic picked World No.9 ... Read more...

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Mahesh Bhupathi opts out of Davis Cup tie


March 6th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) India's ace doubles specialist Mahesh Bhupathi has opted out of next month's Davis Cup tie against Uzbekistan to allow tour partner Rohan Bopanna pair ... Read more...

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France’s Monfils makes himself available for Davis Cup clash


February 8th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Feb 8 (IANS) World No.13 Gael Monfils has confirmed he will be in the line-up for France's Davis Cup tie against Canada starting Friday after injuring his knee ... Read more...

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Hewitt says he is a dangerous floater at Australian Open


January 7th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 7 (IANS) Lleyton Hewitt, the youngest World No.1 a decade ago, is today ranked a lowly 186th coming from an injury-marred 2011 and he considers himself the ... Read more...

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Spain chooses Seville to host Davis Cup final


October 6th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 6 (IANS/EFE) Spain's tennis federation has selected the southwestern city of Seville as the venue for the Davis Cup final in early December, when the host nation ... Read more...

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Lebanon agrees to play Davis Cup tie in Pakistan


September 24th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 24 (IANS) Lebanon have agreed to play their Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Group 2 tie in Pakistan giving sport in the strife-torn country a massive boost when most ... Read more...

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Federer arrives in Australia for Davis Cup tie


September 14th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Sep 14 (IANS) Swiss tennis superstar Roger Federer arrived in Australia and had his first practice Wednesday for the Davis Cup starting Friday.The winner of a record 16 ... Read more...

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Paes to miss Davis Cup tie against Japan


September 13th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Doubles exponent Leander Paes will miss India's Davis Cup World Group play-off tie against Japan because of back spasms he suffered during his US ... Read more...

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Bopanna-Qureshi crash out of US Open men’s doubles semis


September 10th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 10 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and his Pakistani partner Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi crashed out of the men's doubles semi-final at the US Open Tennis Championships with a ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Somdev to lead India’s challenge against Japan


August 19th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) India Friday retained the same squad that lost the World Group Davis Cup tie to Serbia in March for the play-off against Japan Sep ... Read more...

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India may go back to grass if they play at home


June 20th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The performance of Indian men at the All-England Championships at Wimbledon will be watched keenly by the All India Tennis Association (AITA), which is ... Read more...

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PTF plans to hold star-studded tourney to promote tennis in drone-hit Waziristan region


April 26th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 26(ANI): The Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) is planning to hold a tournament in the war-torn, militant-infested mountainous region of Waziristan, featuring top national players of the country.In a bid ... Read more...

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Pakistan Tennis Federation to host tournament in war-torn Waziristan


April 26th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 26 (IANS) Pakistan's tennis bosses are planning to take the otherwise elitist sport to the war-torn, terrorist-infested region of Waziristan in the north-west of the country.The Pakistan ... Read more...

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US-based coach to train Pakistan’s Davis Cup team


April 10th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 10(ANI): US-based tennis coach Jalil Riaz will arrive in Pakistan in June to train the team for the Davis Cup scheduled to be held in July, Pakistan Tennis Federation ... Read more...

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Somdev stuns World No. 31 Raonic, Sania loses to Kirilenko (Lead)


March 26th, 2011 - 3:22 am ICT by IANS
Miami, March 26 (IANS) India had mixed luck at the Sony Ericsson Open tennis tournament as Somdev Devvarman pulled off a sensational 7-6(5), 7-5 victory over world No.31 Milos ... Read more...

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Bopanna and Qureshi stun Paes and Bhupathi


March 16th, 2011 - 3:14 am ICT by IANS
Indian Wells (California), March 16 (IANS) Third-seeded Indian pair Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi were stunned by India's Rohan Bopanna and his Pakistani partner Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi, 6-3, 6-4, in ... Read more...

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Somdev knocks out Xavier Malisse, to meet Nadal


March 15th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Indian Wells (California), March 15 (IANS) India's Somdev Devvarman won the last five points in the third-set tie-break to knock out Belgian Xavier Malisse 6-1, 3-6, 7-6 (5) ... Read more...

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Paes, Bhupathi out of Davis Cup tie against Serbia


March 2nd, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) India's most experienced Davis Cup campaigners Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi Tuesday withdrew from the crucial World Group first round tie against defending champions ... Read more...

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Davis Cup: Somdev to spearhead India’s challenge against Serbia


January 29th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Somdev Devvarman will spearhead India's challenge in the first round of their away Davis Cup World Group tie against defending champions Serbia March 14-16. Veterans ... Read more...

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ITF shifts Davis Cup from Pakistan to Hong Kong over security concerns


December 23rd, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 23 (ANI): Pakistan has yet again missed out on hosting a Davis Cup tie after the International Tennis Federation (ITF) decided to change the venue owing to security concerns ... Read more...

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ITF refuses Davis Cup tie in Pakistan


December 22nd, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Dec 22 (IANS) Pakistan tennis has received yet another setback after the International Tennis Federation (ITF) decided to disallow it a Davis Cup tie against Hong Kong at home ... Read more...

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CWG Tennis: Jamie Murray wants to make most of lifetime opportunity


October 5th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Pragya Tiwari New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Scot Jamie Murray is not a stranger to the Indian capital. He was here a decade ago for a tournament and is aware of ... Read more...

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Somdev, Bopanna power India to Davis Cup World Group


September 19th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Sep.19 (ANI): Scripting a remarkable 3-2 win over Brazil team in the play-off tie here on Sunday, Somdev Devvarman and Rohan Bopanna powered India to the elite Davis Cup World ... Read more...

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Surface won’t make difference in Davis Cup tie: Zwetsch


September 15th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sept 15 (IANS) Brazil has firmly rejected the theory that its players, known for their clay court expertise, would struggle on the hardcourt surface in their Davis Cup World Group ... Read more...

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Paes, Bhupathi to team up against Brazil in Davis Cup tie


September 15th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 15 (IANS) Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi will be back in harness as a doubles combination for the Davis Cup World Group playoff tie against Brazil here this weekend. The ... Read more...

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A very special Davis Cup tie: Leander


September 14th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 14 (IANS) Some 21 years after making his Davis Cup debut, there is no respite for tennis player Leander Paes from pressure and expectations. Yet, he seems to be ... Read more...

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‘Indo-Pak Express’ aiming for No.1 spot


September 13th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 13 (IANS) The final destination for the "Indo-Pak Express" is the No.1 spot and the objective is well within the sights of Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi. Reaching the US ... Read more...

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Top tennis players say their commitment is only for Davis Cup (Lead)


August 21st, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) A trickily-worded clarification by top Indian tennis stars over their threatened boycott of the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games has led to different interpretations. While Anil Khanna, All ... Read more...

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Tennis top guns confirm they will play in CWG


August 21st, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) A day after their pullout threat from the Commonwealth Games over non-payment of bills, top Indian tennis players Saturday confirmed their participation in the Oct 3-14 ... Read more...

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