On Saturday, India's doubles team of Yuki Bhambri and Saketh Myneni will team up for the doubles.
PM Modi will inaugurate the 4.2 km-long Kartarpur Sahib Corridor on Saturday and will send the first lot of pilgrims to visit Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan’s Punjab province on the occasion of the 550th birth anniversary celebrations.
The 45-year-old Bhupathi said as per the All India Tennis Association's (AITA) last communication to him, he was replaced as the non-playing captain for making himself unavailable to travel to Pakistan.
The 39-year-old, who reached the final of the US Open men's doubles event with India's Rohan Bopanna in 2010, said that the "disgraceful" move was discriminatory against the country.
As per the Davis Cup regulations, the Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) has the choice to nominate a neutral venue and has five working days to confirm the proposed venue.
Notably, there is no clarity regarding the participation of Indian athletes in Asia-Oceania Zone Group 1 Davis Cup encounter scheduled to be played on 14 and 15 September in Islamabad.