Tennis: India qualify for Davis Cup World Group I playoffs after 4-1 win against Morocco in Lucknow
Rohan Boppana today bid adieu to Davis Cup on a winning note when he paired up with Yuki Bhambri to decimate the Moroccan pair of Elliot Benchetrit-Younes Lalami Laaroussi 6-2, 6-1 in the World Group II doubles match in Lucknow. This brought an end to his illustrious 21- year long Davis Cup career.
Bopanna waved to the crowd and shook hands with every member of the Indian team. He walked around the court wrapped in an Indian flag, waving his hands to fans in every stand.
In Tennis, Davis Cup World Group II match, India have won the tie against Morocco 4-1. Today, India won their ties in Reverse Singles and Doubles. With this win, the Indian tennis team has qualified for the World Group I playoffs, scheduled for February next year. A win in that tie can lead India back to Davis Cup World Group.
Indian doubles pair of Rohan Bopanna and Yuki Bhambri defeated Moroccan pair of Elliot Benchetrit and Younes Lalami Laaroussi 6-2, 6-1 in Lucknow today.
In the Reverse Singles, Sumit Nagal defeated Yassine Dlimi 6-3, 6-3. In another reverse singles, Sasikumar Mukund defeated Adam Moundir 6-1, 5-7, 7-5 in the last match of the day. Yesterday, both countries leveled 1-1 as Nagal defeated Adam Moundir and Mukund conceded his singles match to Morocco’s Dlimi.