Leander Paes retained in Indian Davis Cup team

Veteran Indian tennis star Leander Paes has been retained in the Davis Cup team for the upcoming match against Uzbekistan.

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New Delhi, Mar 6: Veteran tennis star Leander Paes was today retained in the Indian Davis Cup team for next month's Asia/Oceania Zone tie against Uzbekistan.

Indian Selectors to deliberate over Paes' future

The tie, which will be India's first with Mahesh Bhupathi as the non-playing captain, will also see the return of Rohan Bopanna.

File photo: Leander Paes lifted by his teammates after India's victory in Davis Cup

Bopanna had been ignored for last month's tie against New Zealand, which India had won.

He did extremely well at the just-concluded Dubai ATP 500 event, where he ended runner-up with partner Marcin Matkowski.

En route the summit clash, he also got the better of Paes and his partner Gracia Gulliermo-Lopez in the semifinals. India will go in with two specialist singles players in Yuki Bhambri and Ramkumar Ramanathan.

PTI

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