Leander Paes career Grand Slam titles and records

Leander Paes' career highlights from his doubles and mixed doubles career after winning French Open mixed-doubles title.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: June 4, 2016 6:23 am
leander paes, leander, french open 2016, french open, french open final, sania mirza, leander paes martina hingis, paes hingis, sania mirza paes, rio 2016, olympics, sports news, sports Leander Paes will be competing at his seventh Olympics at Rio Games. (Source: AP)

Leander Paes completed his career Grand Slam in mixed doubles with Martina Hingis after winning the French Open title on Friday.

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Paes, who will turn 43 on June 17, has racked up some records in his career. Here are a few highlights from his doubles and mixed doubles career

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* Paes will be competing at his seventh Olympics at Rio 2016, a record for any Indian athlete

* Paes is the only Indian to win an individual medal at Olympics. He won the bronze medal at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics

* Leander Paes is the oldest player to win a Grand Slam title. He was 40-year-old when he won the US Open doubles title with Radek Stepanek in 2013

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Here are the other statistics for Leander Paes 

Doubles

Titles: 55

Grand Slam titles: 8
Australian Open 2012
French Open 1999, 2001, 2009
Wimbledon 1999
US Open 2006, 2009, 2013

Mixed-Doubles

Titles: 10

Grand Slam titles: 10
Australia Open 2003 2010 2015
French Open 2016
Wimbledon 1999, 2003, 2010, 2015
US Open 2008, 2015

7th Olympics

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