Game is bigger than all: Leander Paes

Leander Paes

"Results come and go, We are here to nurture a team that can win," he said.

Talking about the Korea tie, Paes said they would not be under pressure since India would start as underdogs.

"It's been many years that coming into a Davis Cup tie at home as underdogs. That's the beauty of it. It takes off all the pressure. In my 24 years in Davis Cup, there are not many ties we came as underdogs, it was America here (Delhi)and when we played Holland in Jaipur, and Croatia in Delhi. Barring these few ties, there have not been many ties," he said.

"If you look at India's heritage in Davis Cup, it's phenomenal what we have done."

Non-playing captain S P Misra was hopeful that India will have a result to rejoice at the end of the tie.

"They (players) do lack experience. Playing a live Davis Cup rubber in a five-setter is not something that happens everyday. At the end of the day something good will come out," he said

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