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Leander Paes


I am not pro-Mahesh or pro-Leander but a change was needed: Somdev Devvarman

July 15, 2020 2:39 pm

Somdev Devvarman, the former India number one, says the number of players in the country that have remained quiet on issues in their sport infuriates him.

Leander Paes ready with his 'new version' but concerned about Tokyo Olympics

June 20, 2020 10:15 pm

Leander Paes, who turned 47 on Wednesday, had announced that 2020 would be his last season and Tokyo Games was expected to be his swansong event but the Covid-19 pandemic upset his plans.

Leander Paes wants to complete 100 Grand Slam appearances

June 05, 2020 6:16 pm

Leander Paes had announced that 2020 would be his last season as a professional player but his plan to bid adieu on a high with a record eighth Olympics was stalled by the pandemic.

You need a strong, burning desire to win: Leander Paes

June 03, 2020 1:39 pm

Tennis legend Leander Paes' words on desire for success is a must-watch.

Secrets from India's best: Paes, Sania & Bopanna share what makes them special

May 12, 2020 1:47 pm

In a series of webinars, Leander Paes' love for Pac-Man in his childhood, Sania Mirza's forehand, and Rohan Bopanna's practice sessions with players half his age were discussed quite candidly.

Tokyo Olympics postponement could delay retirement for Leander Paes

March 26, 2020 5:22 pm

Leander Paes is contemplating to extend his career by another year to bid for an eighth Olympic appearance following the postponement of the Tokyo Games to 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Leander Paes helps India win doubles before Marin Cilic seals Davis Cup tie

March 08, 2020 2:00 am

The Paes/Bopanna win over Franko Skugor and Mate Pavic kept the visitors alive in the tie before former world no.3 Marin Cilic cruised past Sumit Nagal 6-0, 6-1 to secure the tie 3-1 for Croatia.

AITA keeps Leander Paes in playing squad, Divij Sharan reserve for Croatia tie

February 25, 2020 8:16 pm

The AITA selection committee on Tuesday decided to keep veteran Leander Paes in the five-member playing squad for the upcoming Davis Cup tie against Croatia, making Divij Sharan the reserve member.

Leander Paes finishes second best in his last outing at home

February 16, 2020 12:24 pm

"The fact that I've played my last match in India - it sunk in after the match when I was signing autographs." Veteran Leander Paes' final ATP Tour match on home soil ends on a disappointing note.

Leander Paes enthralls crowd, Prajnesh Gunneswaran stretched at Bengaluru Open

February 12, 2020 10:51 pm

Leander Paes partnered with Matthew Abden to beat Blaz Rola and Zhizhen Zhang 7-6(2), 6-4 and progressed into the second round of the men's doubles in the Bengaluru Open.


Wimbledon 2015: At 42, Leander Paes clinches his 16th Grand Slam

July 13, 2015 6:41 am

Leander Paes-Martina Hingis cliched the Wimbledon mixed doubles in just 40 minutes, beating Peya-Babos 6-1 6-1.

Paresh Rawal, Ruskin Bond, Leander Paes awarded Padma Shri

April 26, 2014 3:09 pm

Famous personalities from all walks of life were awarded with the fourth highest civilian award, Padma Shri , by President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday.

Vidya Balan, Kamal Haasan, Yuvraj Singh, Leander Paes honoured by government

January 23, 2019 11:08 am

Bollywood celebrities, academicians, sportsperson and others were honoured with prestigious Padma Awards.