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About Leander Paes

Leander Paes (born June 17, 1973 at Kolkata, India) is a Mens Tennis Player.

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Leander Paes in News

Catch Unprecedented Coverage of the 2013 Wimbledon Championship Live & Exclusive on STAR Sports 2, ESPN and ESPN HD
Leading sports broadcaster STAR Sports will be broadcasting live & exclusive coverage of the 2013 Wimbledon tennis tournament on 3 channels – STAR Sports 2, ESPN and ESPN HD, starting June 24, 2013

AITA drops Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna for Davis Cup tie
India plays New Zealand from September 14-16 to stay in the Asia/Oceania Group I

India out of men's doubles event in Tennis at London Olympics
Leander Paes and Vishnu Vardhan fought valiantly but lost in the second round of men's doubles

Bhupathi and Bopanna crash out of London Olympics
Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna loses to French pair of Benneteau and Gasquet 6-3, 6-4 in the second round

Sushil Kumar to be India's flagbearer at 2012 Olympics
Sushil Kumar will be India's flag bearer in the opening ceremony of 2012 London Olympics. Sushil won bronze medal in 2008 Olympics.

Sania Mirza refuses to make predictions
Indian Womens tennis player Sania Mirza refuses to make any prediction on number of medals they will win at London Olympics

Paes confirms London Olympics participation
Tennis ace Leander Paes confirmed his participation in the London Olympics on Friday, ending days of speculation after his very public display of anger at the All India Tennis Association (AITA), the game's governing body.

Selector Rajpal in London to convince Paes to take part in London Olympics
National tennis selector Rohit Rajpal is in London on private business, but may take some time out to pacify Leander Paes and convince him to partner lower ranked Vishnu Vardhan in the 2012 London Olympics.

AITA to send two doubles teams to Olympics
The All Indian Tennis Association (AITA) on Thursday announced that it will send two men's doubles teams to the 2012 Olympic Games. It said Leander Paes will partner Vishnu Vardhan, while Mahesh Bhupathi will team up with Rohan Bopanna.

Leander Paes threatens to pull out of London Olympics
Tennis star Leander Paes has written a letter to the All India Tennis Association (AITA), threatening to pull out of the 2012 Olympics if paired with a junior player for the men's doubles event.

Vijay Kumar Malhotra describes tennis crisis as unfortunate
Asserting that the prerogative to select a team is of the All India Tennis Association (AITA) and its selection committee, Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Acting President Vijay Kumar Malhotra on Tuesday described as unfortunate the latest developments over Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna refusing to partner with Leander Paes for next month's London Olympics.

All India Tennis Association backs Leander Paes
The All India Tennis Association (AITA) on Tuesday backed Leander Paes, saying it would be meaningless to team the veteran players with a junior player.

Paes creates history by becoming first Indian to win Oz Open men's doubles title
Tennis star Leander Paes created history on Saturday by becoming the first Indian to win the Australian Open men's doubles title.

Team selection based on merit, says AITA
A day after Sania Mirza accused it of chauvinism, the All India Tennis Association (AITA) on Wednesday said the selection of teams for the London Olympics is purely on the basis of merit.

Krishna asks tennis stars to set aside individual egos
External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna on Friday lauded the efforts of All India Tennis Association (AITA) in ensuring that a good team goes to the London Olympics, and said everybody should rise to the occasion, foregoing their individual egos and prejudices.

Vivek Oberoi, Leander Paes support fashion show dedicated to sex workers
Vivek Oberoi and tennis ace Leander Paes came out to support a special show to create awareness against human trafficking, at the ongoing Fashion Week in New Delhi.

US Open: Paes-Bhupathi reach quarterfinals by beating countryman Somdev and partner Huey
Indian tennis stars Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi reached the quarterfinals of the men's doubles competition of the US Open with a straight-set victory over fellow countryman Somdev Devvarman and his Filipino partner Treat Conrad Huey.

Sania through to second round of US Open women's doubles
Indian tennis star Sania Mirza and her Russian partner Elena Vesnina moved into the second round of the mixed doubles event at the US Open by beating of Samantha Crawford and Madison Keys.

Bhupathi-Paes through to Cincinnati Open quarterfinals
The Indian Express of tennis, Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes, are through to the quarterfinals of the men's doubles of the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati.

Paes-Bhupathi crash out of French Open to unfancied Aussie duo
India's Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi crashed out of the men's doubles event of the French Open on Saturday.

Lara Dutta cheers hubby Mahesh Bhupathi at Dubai tennis match
Newlywed Bollywood actress Lara Dutta was seen cheering her husband Mahesh Bhupathi during a tennis match in Dubai.

Bhupathi-Paes through to Australian Open final
The India Express, Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes, have entered the final of the Australian Open with a three set win over Max Mirnyi and Daniel Nestor.

Bhupathi-Paes through to Australian Open semi-finals
The India Express, Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes, have entered the semi-finals of the Australian Open with a straight sets win over Michael Lodra and Nenad Zimonjic.

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