first_imgGiving the reasoning for pairing Sania with Bopanna, Giving the reasoning for pairing Sania with Bopanna, Khanna said it was a question of court combination. “Rohan plays from the left side of the court and Sania from the right. Leander also plays from right. So we need to give this change,” Khanna said. AITA also announced a seven-member squad for next months Asia/Oceania Group I tie against Korea in Chandigarh but the final announcement will be made on July 5. Asked if one week is enough for Paes and Bopanna to sort out the differences that have piled up in years, Davis Cup coach Zeeshan said, something is better than nothing. “Its better to be together at least for a week, than not being together at all. Dialogue is important. Now that everything has been sorted, we are set for the Games,” he said. Yuki Bhambri, the highest-ranked singles player in the country at number 147, Myneni (ranked 150 in singles and 125 in doubles), Bopanna (ranked 10 in doubles), Paes (ranked 46 in doubles), Ramkumar Ramanathan (224 in singles) Vishnu Vardhan and Sumit Nagal are in the squad. Vardhan and Nagal will be the reserve players while four playing members will be announced on July 5. Without naming either Yuki or Myneni, Khanna said some players are coming back from injury, so all seven are in squad. “Theres still some time so there is no necessity to announce the final squad today. It has been learnt that Myneni, who recently recovered from a shoulder injury, may not be part of the playing squad. PTI AT PM PMadvertisementlast_img read more