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Playing first time together on the Pro circuit, the Indians clinched the title when Olga Doroshina and Natela Dzalamidze opted out of the edge-of-seat contest due to latter's injury.
The ATP Cup, announced by the ATP and Tennis Australia on Thursday during the ATP Finals in London, will be played from 2020 across three Australian cities over 10 days
Tokyo-based Citizen Watch Co.'s 80,000 yen (USD 700) Naomi Osaka watch is selling out at stores in Japan, thanks to the exposure it got on her wrist at the US Open.
The 26-year-old Pliskova had picked up the injury at the recent WTA Finals in Singapore, and that she would be replaced by world doubles number one Barbora Krejcikova on the team.
The world number seven and eight, respectively, will team up with 31st-ranked Katerina Siniakova, the world number one in doubles, and 33rd-ranked Barbora Strycova, who is fifth in doubles.
The unseeded Chinese, making his maiden international appearance, conceded the second game before wrapping it up for an excellent career beginning and forcing the Indian to settle with a silver.
The Ukrainian once again dug deep to triumph 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 in two hours and 23 minutes on Sunday.
Wozniacki said she initially felt unwell after Wimbledon before waking up during the Rogers Cup in August unable to lift her arms.
Kvitova mixed trademark power with exquisite touch but was matched by Wozniacki's dogged counterattacks.
Playing his first match after the US Open in August, Yuki lost 6-7(6) 7-5 1-6 to Italian Salvatore Caruso in the hardcourt tournament.
Davis Cup Coach Zeeshan Ali said the event is a huge stepping stone for local players to improve their standings.
Rising star Alexander Zverev was similarly emphatic as he brushed aside Australia's new number one, teenager Alex de Minaur, 6-1, 6-4.
Asian Games bronze medallist Ankita Raina and top men's singles player Yuki Bhambri confirmed that they were asked by NADA to provide whereabouts details and they were tested.
Indian paddlers proved their prowess by winning two bronze medals for the first time at the Asian Games in August. Now, several teenagers are taking the sport seriously.
The junior head coach will be appointed by next month while senior coach Massimo Costantini's replacement will be named by December.