Yuki Bhambri and Saketh Myneni, injured during the Uzbekistan tie, return to Davis Cup squad as veteran Leander Paes is dropped.
Bopanna being the highest-ranked doubles player in the country is automatic choice for the doubles rubber.
French Open mixed doubles champion Rohan Bopanna blasts the national association for not nominating his name for the Arjuna Award within the deadline.
Senior Pro Leander Paes' place in Indian Davis Cup team will be up for discussion when the AITA Selection Committee meets on Monday to pick the squad for the upcoming Asia/Oceania Zone tie against Uzbekistan.
The 474-ranked player put up a spirited fight against a far superior Benoit Paire but went down 3-6, 4-6 in one hour and 25 minutes.
Rohan Bopanna's opting out of the World Group Play-off tie in September 2016 did not go down well with the All India Tennis Association (AITA)
Saketh Myneni would need a herculean effort to make a winning start to the new season after being drawn against Mikhail Youzhny in Chennai Open Round 1
Leander Paes, seven-time Olympian and 18 Grand Slams winner will be India's biggest attraction in doubles and he has been seeded third with Brazilian partner Andre Sa at Chennai Open
The Indian Davis Cup team can get a home tie only if it draws New Zealand. It will be an away tie with all other opponents in the Group
Marc Lopez defeated Sumit Nagal 6-3, 1-6, 6-3 to give Spain 4-0 lead over India in Davis Cup World Group playoff, before David Ferrer defeated Ramkumar Ramanathan 6-2, 6-2 to complete a 5-0 whitewash. Catch Davis Cup highlights here
Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna had been picked to represent India at the 2016 Rio Games and the duo lost in the semi-finals of mixed doubles before going down in the bronze medal playoff as well
Leander Paes and Saketh Myneni lost the Davis Cup World Group Playoff doubles rubber to Rafael Nadal and Marc Lopez on Saturday.
Rafael Nadal/Marc Lopez beat Leander Paes/Saketh Myneni in four sets, helping Spain take an unassailable 3-0 lead over India and enter the Davis Cup World Group after a two-year gap
Leander Paes and Saketh Myneni went down fighting to Rafael Nadal and Marc Lopez in the doubles tie on Day 2 of the 2016 Davis Cup World Group play-off between India and Spain. Catch Davis Cup highlights here
Ramkumar Ramanathan's spirited response to the challenge by Feliciano Lopez kept the 4,000-strong fans excited, Saketh Myneni was blown away by world number 13 David Ferrer, the 2013 French Open finalist
Feliciano Lopez defeated Ramkumar Ramanathan 6-4, 6-4, 3-6, 6-1 in the first match of the day. David Ferrer then thrashed Saketh Myneni in straight sets 6-1, 6-2, 6-1 to give Spain 2-0 lead over India in World Group play-off. Get all the highlights of India vs Spain here
The tie is a great opportunity for India's singles players Saketh Myneni (4) and Ramkumar Ramanathan (1), who together have the experience of playing just five ties in their fledgling Davis Cup careers, to not only test themselves against the best but also learn from them
Rohan Bopanna pulled out of India's Davis Cup World group play-off against Spain, leading to the team management pondering over Leander Paes' possible partner in the doubles rubber