Rohan Bopanna and Ramkumar Ramanathan blew away their chances in the must-win doubles match as they lost the World Group I Davis Cup tie 6-7(2) 6-7(2) to Finland's Henri Kontinen and Harri Heliovaara.
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.
AITA has decided to refer Rohan Bopanna's recording to the ethics committee, and has also revealed its complete correspondence with the ITF.
Tokyo Olympics: The absence of Rohan Bopanna from the Indian tennis contingent for the Tokyo Games has not gone down well with the players, with Bopanna, Sania Mirza and now Mahesh Bhupathi taking up the issue.
All India Tennis Association "unequivocally" condemned tweets by tennis stars Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza over Olympics qualification.
Tokyo Olympics: India tennis star Sania Mirza reacted to Rohan Bopanna's comments that All India Tennis Association "misled" players over Olympic qualification.
All India Tennis Association Secretary-General Anil Dhupar responded to Rohan Bopanna's comments, saying "one shouldn't be dependent on withdrawal of other players" to qualify for Olympics.
Unsure of their participation at the Tokyo Olympics, India's tennis players are "confused" about the criteria that has been adopted for finalising entries.
The mixed doubles pair of India's Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna were eliminated from the ongoing Wimbledon after losing to Andreja Klepac and Jean-Julien Rojer in their rain-affected Round of 16 match on Wednesday.
Wimbledon 2021: Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna took one hour and nine minutes to defeat Ankita Raina and Ramkumar Ramanathan.