Leander Paes to partner Rohan Bopanna at Rio 2016 Olympics; Sania Mirza-Bopanna paired for mixed-doubles

Rohan Bopanna didn't want to partner Leander Paes but AITA decided against his wish.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: June 11, 2016 5:46 pm
Leander PAes, Rohan Bopanna, Paes Bopanna, Bopanna Paes, Rio 2016 Olympics, Rio OLympics, Sania Mirza, Tennis Rio will be Leander Paes’ seventh Olympic appearance. (Source: File)

Leander Paes is set for his seventh Olympic appearance after he was confirmed as Rohan Bopanna’s partner for the men’s doubles category at Rio 2016 Olympics.

WATCH: Paes to pair with Bopanna for Rio

In mixed-doubles, Sania Mirza will pair up with Bopanna. In women’s doubles, Sania will partner with Prarthana Thombare.

Addressing the media, Anil Khanna, AITA president, said “Rohan Bopanna respects Paes, he has given us his reasons why he would prefer Saket Myneni.”

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