New Zealand beat India in Davis Cup doubles


New Zealand’s Artem Sitak and Michael Venus beat India’s Leander Paes and Vishnu Vardhan on Saturday in the Davis Cup doubles rubber in Pune, with the host’s still leading the Asia/Oceania Group I tie 2-1. The 3-1 loss in the match against the visitors denied Paes a chance to set a record of winning the maximum matches in the tournament as he stands level with Nicloa Pietrageli of Italy with 42 match victories. Paes, 43, was playing his 55th doubles match since making his debut in the Davis Cup in 1990. The Indian pair lost 3-6, 6-3, 7-6(6), 6-3 after…

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