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File Photo of Rohit Rajpal(Twitter)

Rohit Rajpal survives Covid-19 battle, recollects journey to "hell" and back

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON MAY 22, 2021 06:21 PM IST
Davis Cup skipper Rajpal survives COVID-19 battle, recollects journey to "hell" and back.
File photo of Nick Kyrgios(REUTERS)
File photo of Nick Kyrgios(REUTERS)

Kyrgios calls Djokovic 'tool' after quarantine demands

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 08:49 PM IST
Passengers who arrived on three charter flights have been placed into hard quarantine, including more than 70 players who are unable to train outside their rooms for 14 days before the year's first Grand Slam starts on February 8.
File image of Davis Cup.(Twitter/Davis Cup)
File image of Davis Cup.(Twitter/Davis Cup)

Davis Cup Finals up to 11 days in 2021, could be in 3 cities

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 08:30 PM IST
The ITF announced Monday that the international men's tennis team event will run from Nov. 25 to Dec. 5, with 18 countries participating in six groups of three.
Andy Murray of Great Britain plays a backhand during his Men's Singles first round match against Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland during day one of the 2020 French Open at Roland Garros.(Getty Images)
Andy Murray of Great Britain plays a backhand during his Men's Singles first round match against Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland during day one of the 2020 French Open at Roland Garros.(Getty Images)

Andy Murray pulls out from Cologne event with pelvic problem

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2020 02:54 PM IST
The Briton returned from a second hip surgery in January 2019 to win the Antwerp title seven months later - his first since 2017 - raising hopes of a return to the top echelons of men’s tennis.
File image of Leander Paes.(File)
File image of Leander Paes.(File)

‘To sprint another 100m for the sake of record books is very relevant’: Leander Paes

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Rutvick Mehta
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2020 07:42 PM IST
PEERLESS: Living and breathing tennis from the age of 5, key on return will be fitness levels and recovery: Paes.
India's Ramkumar Ramnathan(PTI)
India's Ramkumar Ramnathan(PTI)

Ramkumar pushes Cilic before defeat, Prajnesh bites dust, India trail 0-2 against Croatia

Zagreb | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2020 09:17 AM IST
Playing against world number 37 and the 2014 US Open Champion, Ramkumar played fearless brand of tennis, forcing Cilic to play his best game.
Representational image.(Reuters)
Representational image.(Reuters)

Davis Cup finals spots at stake despite virus pressure

Madrid | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2020 04:50 PM IST
Defending champions Spain, 2019 runners-up Canada, semi-finalists Great Britain and Russia, as well as wild cards France and Serbia, are already assured of their spots in the Madrid finals in November.
Japan's Kei Nishikori(REUTERS)
Japan's Kei Nishikori(REUTERS)

Injury-hit Nishikori out of Japan-Ecuador Davis Cup clash

Tokyo | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2020 09:17 AM IST
Nishioka has opted to return to the United States as a precaution against being quarantined because of the novel coronavirus outbreak ahead of next week’s ATP Tour Masters event in Indian Wells.
Australian Open champion Serbia's Novak Djokovic poses with the trophy.(REUTERS)
Australian Open champion Serbia's Novak Djokovic poses with the trophy.(REUTERS)

Novak Djokovic urges Davis and ATP Cups to merge or die

Dubai | By AFP
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2020 03:43 AM IST
Djokovic, who recently won his eighth Australian Open title and led Serbia to the ATP Cup trophy last month, made his plea prior to starting this week as top seed at the Aviation Club.
Former Pakistan fast bowler wants India-Pakistan cricketing ties to resume.(Screen grab)
Former Pakistan fast bowler wants India-Pakistan cricketing ties to resume.(Screen grab)

‘Can trade onion, tomatoes then why not play cricket’: Shoaib Akhtar on India-Pakistan bilateral series

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 18, 2020 10:53 AM IST
Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar said India and Pakistan should start playing bilateral series on neutral venues if there are reservations of playing it in India or Pakistan.
Tennis legend Anand Amritraj ahead of the of Calcutta South Club Centenary celebrations.(HT Photo)
Tennis legend Anand Amritraj ahead of the of Calcutta South Club Centenary celebrations.(HT Photo)

Focus on doubles play only after you turn 30: Anand Amritraj

Kolkata | By Dhiman Sarkar
UPDATED ON FEB 16, 2020 05:52 PM IST
India’s inability to produce top-100 players is why Davis Cup has been an uphill struggle now, said Amritraj. “You need two top-100 players in the squad; actually one top-50 and another in the top 100,” said Amritraj.
Leander Paes in action against Dustin Brown and Karolina Pliskova of OUE Singapore Slammers Mixed Doubles during the Coca Cola International Premier Tennis League at IG Stadium in New Delhi in 2015(Hindustan Times)
Leander Paes in action against Dustin Brown and Karolina Pliskova of OUE Singapore Slammers Mixed Doubles during the Coca Cola International Premier Tennis League at IG Stadium in New Delhi in 2015(Hindustan Times)

The journey of Leander Paes

Hindustan Times | By Abhishek Paul
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2020 08:36 PM IST
Paes has announced his retirement from professional tennis. The champ played best in India colours, and remains the only Indian Olympic medallist in tennis
File photo of Djokovic and Nadal.(AFP)
File photo of Djokovic and Nadal.(AFP)

Djokovic, Nadal lead calls for ATP Cup, Davis Cup to merge

Brisbane | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2020 03:25 PM IST
The ATP Cup is about to kick off its inaugural edition, replacing a number of previous Australian Open warm-up tournaments.
Canada's Denis Shapovalov serves to Spain's Rafael Nadal.(AP)
Canada's Denis Shapovalov serves to Spain's Rafael Nadal.(AP)

Canada’s Denis Shapovalov calls for merger of ATP Cup and Davis Cup

Sydney | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2020 05:16 PM IST
The inaugural edition of the revamped Davis Cup, the International Tennis Federation’s flagship event, was held in November in Madrid’s La Caja Magica with 18 nations playing a week-long soccer World Cup-style showpiece.
Leander Paes’ legacy will always be his pioneering effort to put Indian tennis on the doubles map — an Indian-record of 18 Grand Slams titles and a world-record 42 wins in the format in the Davis Cup(ANI)
Leander Paes’ legacy will always be his pioneering effort to put Indian tennis on the doubles map — an Indian-record of 18 Grand Slams titles and a world-record 42 wins in the format in the Davis Cup(ANI)

The mixed legacy of Leander Paes

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON DEC 26, 2019 07:34 PM IST
His Olympics medal and doubles record stands out. But could he have done more?
A file photo of Leander Paes.(Getty Images)
A file photo of Leander Paes.(Getty Images)

Leander Paes prepares for one last roar, to retire in 2020

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2019 11:48 PM IST
Leander Paes, who is the most successful doubles player in the history of Davis Cup with 44 wins, recently dropped out of top-100 for the first time in 19 years.
Lucas Pouille of France plays against Novak Djokovic of Serbia.(REUTERS)
Lucas Pouille of France plays against Novak Djokovic of Serbia.(REUTERS)

France’s world No 22 Lucas Pouille out of Australian Open

Paris | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2019 07:36 PM IST
The 25-year-old Dubai-based player ended his 2019 season in mid-October because of an injury to his right elbow which also saw him miss the Davis Cup.
A file photo of Leander Paes.(PTI)
A file photo of Leander Paes.(PTI)

It was an important victory for us: Leander Paes on Davis Cup win over Pakistan

New Delhi | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON DEC 02, 2019 12:34 PM IST
India had progressed to the 2020 Qualifiers after securing a 4-0 lead against Pakistan in the Davis Cup on Saturday.
Leander Paes of India(Getty Images)
Leander Paes of India(Getty Images)

Paes betters Davis Cup record, India secure tie against Pakistan

Nur-Sultan | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2019 04:01 PM IST
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.
File image of former India Davis Cup non-playing captain Mahesh Bhupathi.(REUTERS)
File image of former India Davis Cup non-playing captain Mahesh Bhupathi.(REUTERS)

Not surprised by how AITA dealt with me but it hurts: Mahesh Bhupathi

Mumbai | By PTI
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2019 12:01 PM IST
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. The tie is now being held in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan starting Friday.
The Indian Davis Cup team at the indoor courts of the National Tennis Centre in Nur-Sultan(HT Photo)
The Indian Davis Cup team at the indoor courts of the National Tennis Centre in Nur-Sultan(HT Photo)

Staying warm in the capital of cold

Mumbai | By Rutvick Mehta
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2019 11:32 PM IST
DAVIS CUP: India players struggle to work a sweat ahead of the Pakistan tie in Nur-Sultan, the second coldest world capital
Rafael Nadal celebrates with the trophy and team mates after winning the Davis Cup.(REUTERS)
Rafael Nadal celebrates with the trophy and team mates after winning the Davis Cup.(REUTERS)

Rafael Nadal delivers glory for Spain as Davis Cup starts new era

MADRID | By Reuters
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2019 11:12 AM IST
With Spain’s King Felipe watching on, the 33-year-old Nadal fought off Canadian youngster Denis Shapovalov 6-3 7-6(7) to give Spain their first title since 2011.
Representational Image.(Twitter)
Representational Image.(Twitter)

Croatia to face India or Pakistan in Davis Cup 2020 qualifier

Madrid | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2019 09:46 PM IST
The 2018 champions crashed out in the group stage of this week’s tournament in Madrid, with the final on Sunday pitting Rafael Nadal’s Spain against Canada.
Rafael Nadal celebrates during his match against Britian's Dan Evans.(REUTERS)
Rafael Nadal celebrates during his match against Britian's Dan Evans.(REUTERS)

Inspired Nadal fires Spain into Davis Cup final against Canada

MADRID | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2020 01:49 AM IST
The world number one, playing like a man possessed, sent a capacity crowd in the Magic Box wild as he almost single-handedly hauled his country home and set up a final with Canada in the inaugural edition of the revamped competition on Sunday.
Rafael Nadal celebrates winning his doubles match with Marcel Granollers-Pujol against Argentina's Maximo Gonzalez and Leonardo Mayer.(REUTERS)
Rafael Nadal celebrates winning his doubles match with Marcel Granollers-Pujol against Argentina's Maximo Gonzalez and Leonardo Mayer.(REUTERS)

Nadal powers Spain into Davis Cup semis, Djokovic’s Serbia ousted

Madrid | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2019 09:49 AM IST
World number one Nadal thrashed Diego Schwartzman 6-1, 6-2 to pull Spain level after Guido Pella put the Argentines ahead with a 6-7 (3/7), 7-6 (7/4), 6-1 win over Pablo Carreno.
File image of Serbia's Novak Djokovic.(AP)
File image of Serbia's Novak Djokovic.(AP)

Novak Djokovic sends Serbia through as France knocked out of Davis Cup

London | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2019 09:09 PM IST
France’s early exit is a major surprise given they were the top seeds in the competition, which they have won on 10 previous occasions and were only denied an 11th success by Croatia in last year’s final.
Britain's Andy Murray reacts during his match against Netherlands' Tallon Griekspoor(REUTERS)
Britain's Andy Murray reacts during his match against Netherlands' Tallon Griekspoor(REUTERS)

Andy Murray leads Britain to opening Davis Cup win, Spain reach last eight

Madrid | By AFP
PUBLISHED ON NOV 21, 2019 10:56 AM IST
Murray came from a set down and then trailed 4-1 in the decider in Madrid before beating the spirited Griekspoor, ranked 179 in the world, 6-7 (7/9), 6-4, 7-6 (7/5).
Britain's Andy Murray reacts during his match against Netherlands.(REUTERS)
Britain's Andy Murray reacts during his match against Netherlands.(REUTERS)

Davis Cup: Andy Murray claws out victory to give Britain lead, Serbia win

MADRID | By Reuters
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2019 07:50 PM IST
Murray, playing in his first Davis Cup tie since 2016 and only five months after returning to the sport following career-saving hip surgery, clawed out a 6-7(7) 6-4 7-6(5) victory to put his team 1-0 up in the Group E clash.
Britain's Andy Murray during the China Open.(REUTERS)
Britain's Andy Murray during the China Open.(REUTERS)

Andy Murray can be Britain’s Davis Cup trump card

MADRID | By Reuters
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2019 11:39 PM IST
The 32-year-old Scot’s return to top form has been faster than expected with Murray winning the European Open title in Antwerp last month.
Canada's Denis Shapovalov celebrates winning his group stage match against Italy's Matteo Berrettini.(REUTERS)
Canada's Denis Shapovalov celebrates winning his group stage match against Italy's Matteo Berrettini.(REUTERS)

Denis Shapovalov praises ‘unbelievable’ Davis Cup atmosphere

Madrid | By Reuters
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2019 07:10 PM IST
The 20-year-old, who was defaulted in a 2017 Davis Cup tie after he accidentally struck the umpire with a ball, was involved in the match of the day on Monday when he beat Italian Matteo Berrettini in three sets on Court 2.
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