From vegetarian food to extra security, Pakistan taking extra care of India's budding tennis players
Ashutosh says having the India flag on their official jerseys had started to attract attention even before they landed in Pakistan.
Bopanna said International Tennis Federation never accepted an entry for him and Sumit Nagal and had made it clear that no changes were allowed after the deadline of nomination.
Even as Ankita Raina recounts the incident, the mental challenges of a travelling athlete can't be understated as she herself lifts the veil.
The spirited Indian, who agreed to playing all three events, eventually lost 4-6, 6-7 (6) in the semifinal lasting 131 minutes.
Ramkumar Ramanathan today improved his career-best rank to 168 in singles, while Sania Mirza was unchanged at number seven in the doubles.