India have been clubbed with Denmark David Cup 2022 World Group I and handed a home tie after three years. The last time both India and Denmark met in a Davis Cup tie was in 1984 which the former won 3-2 at Aarhus.
The lack of commitment of the young tennis players for the national team has stumped the AITA, which says it will speak to Nagal once the Finland tie is over
Bopanna and Dodig, seeded 13th, lost 7-6(4), 4-6, 6-7(3) to the Australian Open runners-up pair of Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury
The winner of this tie will make it to the Qualifiers while the loser will fight in the World Group I Play-offs in the 2022 season.
Sumit Nagal got the better of Denis Istomin 6-4 6-7(6) 6-4 to set up a second round with world number two Daniil Medvedev
In women's doubles, six-time Grand Slam champion Sania Mirza and Ankita Raina will lock horns with the Kichenok twins -- Nadiia and Lyudmyla -- of Ukraine in the opening round
Sania Mirza took to Twitter to support Rohan Bopanna's claim that the 'AITA has mislead the players, government, media and everyone else'
Nagal was ranked 144 on June 14, when ATP rankings were to be considered for direct entries but consistent withdrawals helped him make the cut
Nagal's entry would also mean that India can now have a team in the mixed doubles draw as well
Ramkumar Ramanathan, Prajnesh Guneswaran and Ankita Raina have already exited the French Open
In the women's singles, Ankita Raina will open her campaign against Australia's Arina Rodionova
It is Nagal's best performance on the ATP tour after entering the event as a Qualifier.
Nagal's challenge deflated in a matter of minutes as Berankis' powerful ground strokes proved to be too good for the Indian, who lost 2-6 5-7 3-6 in two hours and 10 minutes.
Sumit Nagal, who does not give up easily, suffered a rather tame 2-6 2-6 defeat to Ricardas Berankis
Sumit Nagal scripted history at US Open 2020 by becoming the first Indian since 2013 to enter the second round of a Grand Slam tennis tournament
This is the second straight US Open singles main draw for Sumit Nagal, who came through the qualifiers last year and played a memorable match against Roger Federer
Prague Open was the first competitive tournament for three Indian players since the game was halted by the COVID-19 pandemic
Sumit Nagal is expected to meet three-time Grand Slam winner Stan Wawrinka in the quarter-final of Challenger Quarters
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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