Eight top players, excluding Leander Paes, submitted a list of requirements to the All India Tennis Association (AITA) with a veiled threat to snub the regional first round tie in New Delhi from February 1-3 if no action was taken.
On Sunday AITA agreed to their demands for a new coach, a higher share of prize money and the players' involvement in the choice of venues for ties.
In a letter addressed to the players, which was also made available to the media, AITA said it has asked the government to appoint a qualified doctor and a fulltime physiotherapist for the players.
The governing body, however, rejected a request to change the captain and decided to retain S.P. Misra to lead the team.
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