India's singles players will need to back their talent with some killer instinct for the team to emerge victorious against a reasonably strong Finland in the Davis Cup World Group I tie.
Indian tennis legends Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi hinted at "another chapter" of their association on the 22nd anniversary of their Wimbledon title win in 1999.
Legendary Indian tennis player Leander Paes said he is focussing on the "big ones" like French Open, Wimbledon and Tokyo Olympics in the near future.
Leander Paes, 47, said he skipped the Australian Open as he is apprehensive of playing in a bio-bubble but is looking ahead to the French Open.
Without a vaccine to tackle COVID-19, Leander Paes said the future looks gloomy for the Olympics to go ahead even in 2021.
With the entire nation locked down due to the coronavirus pandemic, athletes are discovering new ways to kill time.
Leander Paes rolled back the years, linking up with Rohan Bopanna to defeat Mate Pavic and Franko Skugor but Marin Cilic then ruthlessly crushed Sumit Nagal.
Veteran Leander Paes' final ATP Tour match on home soil ended on a disappointing note as he and his partner Matthew Ebden lost to Indian pair of Purav Raja and Ramkumar Ramanathan.
Leander Paes said that Indian Tennis needs to have people like former cricketer Rahul Dravid and former badminton player Pullela Gopichand, who have helped in producing young talent.
Leander Paes has been included in the Indian Davis Cup team that will travel to Zagreb to face Croatia in their World Group Qualifiers.