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R K Khanna Tennis Stadium, New Delhi, India
Stadium Capacity: 5000
11 April - 13 April 2008
Day 1: 10.00 hours local (04.30 hours GMT)
Day 2: 12.00 hours local (06.30 hours GMT)
Day 3: 10.00 hours local (04.30 hours GMT)
Surface: Grass - Outdoors
Ball Type: Wilson US Open


http://www.daviscup.com/ties/tie.asp?tie=100010182

India
Mahesh Bhupathi
Prakash Amritraj
Rohan Machanda Bopanna
Playing Captain: Leander Adrian Paes

Japan
Kei Nishikori
Go Soeda
Takao Suzuki
Satoshi Iwabuchi
Captain: Eiji Takeuchi

India leads head-to-head 17-3
Last meeting:
2004, Asia/Oceania Group I semifinal, JPN 3-2 IND
 

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INDIA
Mahesh Bhupathi
Prakash Amritraj
Rohan Machanda Bopanna
Playing Captain: Leander Adrian Paes

JAPAN
Kei Nishikori
Go Soeda
Takao Suzuki
Satoshi Iwabuchi
Captain: Eiji Takeuchi
 

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vamos India!
 

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R1 - R.BOPANNA (IND) v K.NISHIKORI (JPN)
R2 - P.AMRITRAJ (IND) v G.SOEDA (JPN)

R3 - M.BHUPATHI / L.PAES (IND) v S.IWABUCHI / T.SUZUKI (JPN)

R4 - P.AMRITRAJ (IND) v K.NISHIKORI (JPN)
R5 - R.BOPANNA (IND) v G.SOEDA (JPN)

Takao not playing in the singles :( How will Nishikori do on the grass?
 

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Nishikori was doing pretty well until the tie-break. He wasn't facing any BPs and had 3 for him, but when the push came to shove it seems Bopanna used his experience better.

7/6. Bopanna won only 9 points on return and won the set.
 

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R.BOPANNA (IND) def. K.NISHIKORI (JPN)7-6(2) 3-6 6-4 2-6 6-3

P.AMRITRAJ (IND) def. G.SOEDA (JPN) 4-6 6-7(5) 6-4 6-4 8-6

bye bye japan :wavey:
 

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R.BOPANNA (IND) def. K.NISHIKORI (JPN)7-6(2) 3-6 6-4 2-6 6-3

P.AMRITRAJ (IND) def. G.SOEDA (JPN) 4-6 6-7(5) 6-4 6-4 8-6

bye bye japan :wavey:
jan . I told u they were going to be 5 set matches :)
 

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R3 - MAHESHI BHUPATHI / LEANDER PAES (IND) def. SATOSHI IWABUCHI / TAKAO SUZUKI (JPN) 7-6(2) 3-6 6-3 6-4

India defeats Japan 3-0

India plays World Group Play-offs (September, 19-21 2008)

Japan remains in Asia/Oceania Group I in 2009
 
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