March 08, 2020 2:00 am
The Paes/Bopanna win over Franko Skugor and Mate Pavic kept the visitors alive in the tie before former world no.3 Marin Cilic cruised past Sumit Nagal 6-0, 6-1 to secure the tie 3-1 for Croatia.
March 07, 2020 2:25 pm
The Indians had hoped to exploit Borna Gojo over two singles rubbers and then pick up a third point in the doubles. But Gojo, playing his first Davis Cup tie at home, had his own point to prove.
March 06, 2020 12:49 pm
A few surprises were in store, from the Indians as well as the Croatians, when the teams announced their final nominations for the Davis Cup World Group qualifier, which begins on Friday.
February 27, 2020 9:32 am
The only big name missing from the Croatian squad is current world no. 28 Borna Coric. Nonetheless, the European side will be a tricky opponent for the Indians.
February 26, 2020 2:27 pm
The Croatian team hasn’t officially been announced yet, but the team’s new non-playing captain Vedran Martic ‘expects’ to have Marin Cilic in the squad.
February 25, 2020 8:16 pm
The AITA selection committee on Tuesday decided to keep veteran Leander Paes in the five-member playing squad for the upcoming Davis Cup tie against Croatia, making Divij Sharan the reserve member.
February 12, 2020 5:21 pm
This is the seventh time in as many years that the Indian team has made it to the qualifier stage of the elite team competition, but is yet to make it to the World Group. The tie will be played on March 6 and 7, with the Croatians set to field the same team that won them the 2018 title.
December 01, 2019 8:05 am
After Ramkumar Ramanathan and Sumit Nagal gave the Indians a 2-0 lead against Pakistan, debutant Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan paired with Leander Paes, secured the tie with a doubles win on Saturday.
November 30, 2019 4:36 pm
Leander Paes last year had become the most successful doubles player in the history of Davis Cup when he won his 43rd doubles match, surpassing Italian great Nicola Pietrangeli during the tie against China.
November 30, 2019 8:30 am
The apparent gap in experience and class between the Indian outfit competing against Pakistan in the Group 1 tie in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan has manifested in the way world no 176 Ramkumar Ramanathan and world no 131 Sumit Nagal stormed past their unranked 17-year-old opponents.