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Leander Paes


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.

Maharashtra Open preview: Depleted field raises title hopes for Indians

February 03, 2020 11:33 am

A depleted foreign field means that there is more scope for lower ranked Indian players to make it to the main draw.

Change in ATP schedule means no big stars for India's only ATP event

February 02, 2020 9:49 am

Ever since the start of the tournament in its former host city Chennai, it was played as a season-opener and attracted top stars – the likes of Carlos Moya, Patrick Rafter, three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka, and even a certain Rafael Nadal.

Leander Paes gets wild card in his last tournament in India

February 01, 2020 10:04 pm

Leander Paes is set to play his last tournament on home soil as he was on Saturday handed a wild card entry in doubles for the third edition of Tata Open Maharashtra.

Leander Paes bows out of Australian Open

January 28, 2020 3:46 pm

Paes had earlier announced that 2020 would be his final year on the Pro circuit.

Australian Open: Leander Paes-Jelena Ostapenko reach mixed doubles 2nd round

January 26, 2020 3:57 pm

Leander Paes reached the mixed doubles second round with partner Jelena Ostapenko while Rohan Bopanna progressed to the quarterfinals.


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.