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AITA picks 8-member squad for Pakistan tie

AITA’s selection committee met Thursday and have picked a list of eight players for the two-day event scheduled on November 29-30.

AITA picks eight-member squad for Pakistan tie; Leander Paes, top-players return

AITA said the final team will be communicated to the ITF after receiving their communication on November 18.

Bryan brothers to retire after 2020 US Open

Playing almost exclusively with each other throughout their 25-year careers, the Bryans captured a professional era record 118 titles, including 16 Grand Slam titles, 39 ATP Masters 1000s, and the ATP Finals title four times.

ATP Finals: Rafael Nadal roars back to beat Daniil Medvedev, Stefanos Tsitsipas reaches semis

Rafael Nadal will now likely require a victory over in-form Stefanos Tsitsipas on Friday to reach the semi-finals. The Greek booked his place in the last four by thrashing Alexander Zverev 6-3 6-2 latter.

Dominic Thiem beats Novak Djokovic in thriller to reach semis

Djokovic played a full part in an exhilarating contest but could not quite match the firepower of the 26-year-old who has now beaten him in four of their last five meetings.

Roger Federer defeats Matteo Berrettini for first win at ATP Finals

Roger Federer broke Berrettini to open the second set, but had to overcome a slight wobble at 4-3. Federer trailed 15-40 in that game and had to save three break points in total before holding with an ace.

Sparkling Alexander Zverev tastes first victory over Rafael Nadal

The Spaniard, who took his major haul to 19 this year, has a patchy record at the tournament. He has never won the title, appeared only eight times despite qualifying on 15 occasions and on his last visit, in 2017, withdrew injured.

PTF appeals ITF decision, delays India squad announcement

At the moment, AITA is awaiting the result of PTF’s appeal, and will select the team accordingly.

ITF seeks India’s view after Pakistan appeal, AITA stays firm on security concerns

The ITF had taken the decision on November 4, paying heed to AITA's repeated requests for a neutral venue, which prompted the PTF's to challenge the move. In response, the ITF reached out to AITA on Monday.

Pakistan challenges ITF decision to shift Davis Cup tie against India

The PTF President Salim Saifullah said the event-free opening of the Kartarpur corridor is a clear indicator that despite the ongoing diplomatic tensions, it is possible to host the Indian tennis team in Islamabad.

Leander Paes drops out of top-100 for first time in 19 years

With 856 points, Leander Paes is now the fourth-highest ranked Indian player behind Rohan Bopanna (38), Divij Sharan (46) and Purav Raja, who re-entered the top-100 by jumping eight places to 93.

Dominic Thiem beats Roger Federer at ATP Finals, Novak Djokovic cruises

Dominic Thiem also beat Federer at the Madrid Masters and in the Indian Wells final this year, but lost to him in the group stage at last year's ATP Finals.