Rohan Bopanna, who not too long ago completed runner-up in males’s doubles on the US Open males’s doubles, will be a part of the Indian Davis Cup squad on Wednesday because the workforce prepares to tackle Morocco within the World Group II play-off fixture on the Vijayant Khand Mini Stadium in Gomti Nagar, Lucknow on Saturday and Sunday.
The 43-year-old Bopanna, who’s presently ranked seventh within the doubles world rankings, grew to become the oldest participant to compete in a Grand Slam remaining. Bopanna and his Australian accomplice Matthew Ebden went down 6-2, 3-6, 4-6 to the British-American duo of Joe Salisbury and Rajeev Ram within the summit conflict at Flushing Meadows.
“Rohan Bopanna will join the team’s training on Wednesday. He has been part of the Indian Davis Cup since 2002 and 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,” mentioned Rohit Rajpal, the non-playing captain of the Indian Davis Cup workforce and in addition the Executive Committee Member of Indian Olympic Association.
Besides Bopanna, the six-member Indian Davis Cup squad additionally options nation’s top-ranked singles participant Sumit Nagal together with Sasikumar Mukund, Digvijay Pratap Singh, Yuki Bhambri and Ramkumar Ramanathan.
The draw ceremony shall be held on the official residence of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday.
A win will guarantee India’s place within the 2024 Davis Cup World Group I Play-offs. The matches will start at 12pm on Saturday and 11am on Sunday.