Posted September 16, 2012 on AP on Fox

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: Marcin Matkowski of Poland speaks with Mariusz Fyrstenberg of Poland during the men's doubles second round match against Mahesh Bhupathi of India and Mark Knowles of The Bahamas during the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena on November 24, 2009 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
The All India Tennis Association says it will not consider seasoned players Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna for Davis Cup for two years after both refused to partner Leander Paes in doubles at the London Olympics. The association said in a press statement on Sunday it had ''decided not to consider'' Bhupathi, a cup player since 1995, and Bopanna, for 10 years, for selection till June 30, 2014. Both players were dropped from the squad for a tie against New Zealand in which a second-string India team completed a 5-0 victory in Chandigarh on Sunday. The AITA said it would persist with the young team comprising of Yuki Bhambri, Vishnu Vardhan, Divij Sharan and Sanam Singh, which helped prevail in the Asia Oceania Group I relegation playoff.
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