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Davis Cup: India have a well-balanced crew going into Morocco tie, says captain Rohit Rajpal

File picture of Rohit Rajpal. Picture: AITA

Lucknow: The Indian crew has a right combination of expertise and youth, going into the World Group II Davis Cup tie in opposition to Morocco, non-playing captain Rohit Rajpal mentioned on Tuesday.

The tie would be the final for 43-year-old Bopanna, who completed runner-up within the US Open males’s doubles together with Australian companion Mathew Ebden.

Bopanna will pair up with Yuki Bhambri, who now performs solely the doubles format.

The Indian squad options Sumit Nagal, Sasi Mukund and Digvijay Pratap Singh.

“Rohan Bopanna will join the team on Wednesday. His presence brings invaluable experience to the squad. We have a well-balanced team that combines experience and youth, and we are confident in our team’s ability to perform at its best,” Rajpal mentioned.

All India Tennis Affiliation (AITA) President Anil Jain mentioned Bopanna might be given a memorable send-off in his farewell tie.

Bopanna had made his debut in 2002 and has competed in 32 ties.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was handed the primary ticket of the tie on Tuesday.

AITA Secretary Basic Anil Dhupar acknowledged the contribution made by Bopanna to Indian tennis.

“On behalf of AITA and all tennis enthusiasts in the country, we congratulate Rohan Bopanna and we all are eagerly waiting to witness him serving one last time for India at the Davis Cup. We applaud his dedication and the way he played at the US (Open) final and honoured the spirit of the game,” Dhupar mentioned.

The 2 singles matches might be performed on Saturday whereas the remaining doubles and reverse singles might be performed on Sunday.



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