India vs Pakistan Davis Cup: Discussion between AITA and ITF pushed to Tuesday

The tele-conference between AITA and ITF's security consultants which was scheduled on Monday has been moved to Tuesday.

Mahesh Bhupathi, India's non-playing captain, confirmed that the discussion have been postponed.   -  Debasish Bhaduri

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has postponed the tele-conference with the All India Tennis Association and the security agency in Pakistan to Tuesday.

The telephonic interaction between the parties was scheduled for Monday evening, Indian time.

The secretary general of the AITA, Hironmoy Chatterjee had reached the AITA headquarters in Delhi from his base in Kolkata for the conference. The Indian Davis Cup team captain, multiple Grand Slam champion Mahesh Bhupathi was also scheduled to join the tele-conference, to find answers to the concerns of the players.

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While ITF had insisted that security arrangements were satisfactory for the tie scheduled on September 14 and 15 in Islamabad, the AITA had listed a number of reasons including the worsening political situation between the two countries as good enough reasons for ITF to shift the venue or postpone the tie, on its own, rather than wait for India to make such requests.

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