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Paes should not ‘sulk’ over Davis Cup snub, says Bhupathi

Leander Paes (left) and Mahesh Bhupathi (right) have had stellar Davis Cup careers

By: Sarwar Alam

Leander Paes has no reason to “sulk” after being excluded from India’s playing squad since he was conveyed in advance that his place was not confirmed in final four, non-playing captain Mahesh Bhupathi said on Sunday. Bhupathi had picked Rohan Bopanna ahead of Paes to play against Uzbekistan and defended his decision. “He deserves the respect after what he’s achieved for the country to be given the option to be in the six. We gave him the option and he readily took it. So after that, to sulk about not being in the four was a bit unprofessional,” Bhupathi said…

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