Yuki Bhambri is replaced in Davis Cup squad

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Sunday, April 1st, 2018 | 0

Yuki Bhambri is a professional tennis player who is originated in India. This player represents India in Davis Cup and it remains the same in the ongoing season of Davis Cup 2018. The ongoing season of Davis Cup 2018, it is the 107th episode of it which is basically an international team competition in men’s tennis.

It is organized by International Tennis Federation (ITF) and since 1900, the competition used to stage in every calendar year. In the ongoing season Indian player Yuki Bhambri is replaced in Davis Cup squad where instead of him Prajnesh Gunneswaran will take part in it.

Yuki Bhambri is replaced in Davis Cup squad

As mentioned by MyTopSportsbooks.com, Spain are the betting favorite to win the 2018 Davis Cup, currently listed at 2/1. They all but assured their victory in the quarterfinals against Germany by hosting the tie on clay and convincing Rafael Nadal to play.

Croatia are the second favorite at 7/2, having drawn an overmatched Kazakhstan squad in their next round. France and the US are considered longer shots, at 11/4 and 6/1 respectively, as they face difficult opponents in the next round. Germany, Italy, and Belgium are all long-shots, as underdogs in their quarterfinal ties. Kazakhstan is not considered a serious threat at 25/1.

Yuki Bhambri is ruled out from the Davis Cup where he is suffering from abdominal and shoulder injury. So, he is unable to take part in India’s Davis Cup tie against China. He has already admitted his injury which was stated by SP Misra who is the chairman of selector.

This 25th years old Yuki is very potential player in the competition and as the way he played, he almost assured number of points there.

Now after his injury, the selection committee has took the certain steps and picked Prajnesh which is the World No. 246 as the perfect replacement of Yuki. India’s highest ranked player Yuki could not take part in Davis cup tie against China due to a minor injury and so, selection committee has replaced him with the next best ranked player Prajnesh.

Bhambri who faced a defeat against American Jack Sock in the 2nd round of Miami Open in last Saturday and during the play he got the shoulder injury. The current India coach Zeeshan Ami has felt very sorry about the best ranked player in India and he thought that the absence of Yuki will suffer India in Davis Cup tie against China.

This player Yuki just unformed the team earlier the morning and stated his injury details and also added that he is currently unable to take part in the competition. Due to the reason, India getting underdogs from the favorite.

Yuki Bhambri was in good form and he also reached the 2nd round at Miami Open but unfortunately faced defeat against American Jack Sock by 3 – 6 and 6 – 7 games. So, Ali who is also a member of the selection committee of India Tennis Association (ITA) stated that they have called Prajnesh the next best ranked player to the national squad to replace Yuki.

The player will join with the team as 3rd single player. About the Prajnesh, he is doing well recently and playing the tournaments as well. Now he is injury free which is the most important. So now he has got a chance where Yuki is suffering from injury and Prajnesh has to prove himself.

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