"We are really disappointed Becker couldn't make it here. He tried very hard to pass a fitness test, but unfortunately couldn't," the tournament director, Jeff Chapman, said.
Thomas Enqvist, the Swedish player, is now the tournament's second seed in place of Becker. The Austrian Thomas Muster, the world No 1, is the top seed.
India beat the Netherlands 3-2 in the first round of their World Group match in Jaipur after Jacco Eltingh twisted a knee and was forced to concede the final, deciding rubber. Eltingh suffered his injury during the first set of the second reverse singles against Mahesh Bhupathi.
Davis Cup results,
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