Davis Cup

Leander Paes to retire as pro tennis player in 2020

Paes most recently played for the Indian Davis Cup team in their victory against Pakistan. He had won a record 44th doubles match in that tie.

published on : 25th December 2019

Indian tennis in 2019: Rise of Sumit Nagal and the Davis Cup that cost Mahesh Bhupathi captaincy

Nagal lived a dream when he took on one of the greatest players of all time at a packed Arthur Ashe stadium in a US Open first-rounder.

published on : 23rd December 2019

New generation should have replaced me by now: Leander Paes hints at possible retirement

Paes was named in India's Davis Cup squad for the Pakistan tie after several top players made themselves unavailable to travel to Islamabad.

published on : 2nd December 2019

Leander Paes betters Davis Cup record, India secure tie against Pakistan

Pakistani teenagers Mohammed Shoaib and Hufaiza Abdul Rehman were no match for the Indian combination of battle-hardened Paes and Jeevan, who needed just 53 minutes to win 6-1 6-3.

published on : 30th November 2019

Davis Cup: Ramkumar Ramanathan, Sumit Nagal trample Pakistan to help India take lead 2-0

As these scorelines suggest, India enjoyed a dominant opening day against Pakistan in their Asia-Oceania Group I Davis Cup encounter on Friday.

published on : 29th November 2019

Odds loaded for India in Pakistan Davis tie

Neighbouring nation’s decision to send inexperienced juniors to protest ITF’s neutral-venue decision gives Ramkumar & Co edge

published on : 29th November 2019

Mahesh Bhupathi says AITA, government didn't back players in Pakistan Davis Cup furore

Bhupathi was removed from the captain's position by the All India Tennis Association (AITA) for refusing to travel to Pakistan for a Davis Cup tie on security grounds.

published on : 28th November 2019

I had nothing left to give, says Rafael Nadal after Spain win Davis Cup

All five of Spain's squad played a part over the course of the week but Nadal's colossal effort in front of the home fans at the Caja Magica proved the difference.

published on : 25th November 2019

Rafael Nadal-inspired Spain to face Canada in Davis Cup final

Spain will face Canada in Sunday's final after the North Americans won their semi-final against Russia, which was also decided in the doubles rubber.

published on : 24th November 2019

Climate challenge in Pakistan tie, says India’s Davis Cup non-playing captain Rohit Rajpal

The minimum temperature in Nur-Sultan on Saturday was -19 degrees, a difference of more than forty compared to Delhi, where the squad is training currently.

published on : 24th November 2019

Davis Cup Finals: Nadal's Spain reach semifinal but Djokovic fails to save Serbia

Spain will make its second straight semifinal appearance after Nadal and Marcel Granollers defeated Máximo González and Leonardo Mayer 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 in the decisive doubles match.

published on : 23rd November 2019

INTERVIEW | ‘Soldiers don’t ask where and when,’ says Leander Paes

Legendary doubles exponent Leander says the call-up to face Pakistan in Davis Cup tie caught him off-guard but is fully focused on the job at hand

published on : 23rd November 2019

Canada reach Davis Cup semi-finals after ousting Australia

Serbia and Russia will face off on Friday morning before the other two last-eight ties featuring Great Britain against Germany and Spain versus Argentina.

published on : 22nd November 2019

Davis Cup: Rafael Nadal powers Spain's comeback win against Russia 

Nadal, who will finish the year as world number one, came through a second-set tie-break to defeat Khachanov 6-3, 7-6 (9/7) and level the Group B match in Madrid.

published on : 20th November 2019

Pakistan Davis Cup tie: Cold welcome awaits Indian team

Win the tie and a passage to next year’s World Group playoffs await.

published on : 20th November 2019
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