Leander Paes

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Farewell! Leander Paes to play final doubles game in India

15 Feb 2020

Farewell! Leander Paes to play final doubles game in India

India's most successful tennis player Leander Paes is all set to play his final doubles game in the country.

Leander Paes' Australian Open journey ends with mixed doubles loss

28 Jan 2020

Leander Paes' Australian Open journey ends with mixed doubles loss

Veteran Indian tennis player Leander Paes' Australian Open journey ended after a defeat in the second round of the mixed doubles event.

#AsianGames2018: Rohan Bopanna, Divij Sharan clinch men's tennis doubles gold

24 Aug 2018

#AsianGames2018: Rohan Bopanna, Divij Sharan clinch men's tennis doubles gold

Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan added another gold medal to India's medal tally at the Asian Games 2018 and the first one in tennis, by winning the men's tennis doubles final.

Leander Paes becomes most successful doubles player in Davis Cup

07 Apr 2018

Leander Paes becomes most successful doubles player in Davis Cup

Indian tennis ace Leander Paes has become the most successful doubles player in the history of Davis Cup, as he teamed up with Rohan Bopanna to clinch his record 43rd win.

Paes named in India's Davis Cup squad

11 Mar 2018

Paes named in India's Davis Cup squad

Leander Paes will have a shot at creating history after he was named in India's Davis Cup squad.

Meet Shiva Keshavan, India's Winter Olympics Legend

08 Feb 2018

Meet Shiva Keshavan, India's Winter Olympics Legend

Meet India's only five-time Winter Olympian, 36-year-old Shiva Keshavan.

All the action from day six of Australian Open

20 Jan 2018

All the action from day six of Australian Open

There was plenty of action on day six of the Australian Open in Melbourne.

Meet Shekar Veeraswamy, India's number 1 wheelchair tennis player

25 Dec 2017

Meet Shekar Veeraswamy, India's number 1 wheelchair tennis player

India's number 1 wheel-chair tennis player, Shekar Veeraswamy, has added another trophy to his cabinet by winning the AITA ranking Tabebuia Open 2017.

India loses Davis Cup playoff 2-3 to Canada

18 Sep 2017

India loses Davis Cup playoff 2-3 to Canada

Indian tennis team lost the Davis Cup World Group Playoff tie to Canada 2-3, in the best-of-5 rubbers.

Not ready to retire yet, says Leander Paes

15 Sep 2017

Not ready to retire yet, says Leander Paes

Even after being overlooked by the Davis Cup team led by Mahesh Bhupathi, veteran tennis player Leander Paes said he is far from quitting tennis and that one shouldn't be surprised to see him on podium in 2018.

US Open daily round-up

04 Sep 2017

US Open daily round-up

It's the final leg of the US Open 2017 and as it seems, we are braced for some spectacular matches.

Nadal sees off Leonardo Mayer, progresses to round of 16

03 Sep 2017

Nadal sees off Leonardo Mayer, progresses to round of 16

World number one Rafael Nadal lost the first set but recovered in time for the second match in succession as he reached the US Open round of 16.

Why do we have a National Sports Day?

29 Aug 2017

Why do we have a National Sports Day?

National Sports Day is celebrated in honour of legendary hockey player Dhyan Chand on his birthday on 29th August every year.

Tennis: Indian squad for Davis Cup tie against Canada announced

15 Aug 2017

Tennis: Indian squad for Davis Cup tie against Canada announced

The Indian team for the upcoming Davis Cup World Group play-off against Canada was announced yesterday.

Why is KD Jadhav's Olympic bronze medal up for auction?

26 Jul 2017

Why is KD Jadhav's Olympic bronze medal up for auction?

Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav's Olympic bronze medal, independent India's first ever individual Olympic medal, has been put up for auction by the late wrestler's family.

Davis Cup: India defeat Uzbekistan 4-1

09 Apr 2017

Davis Cup: India defeat Uzbekistan 4-1

After qualifying for the World Group playoffs yesterday, India defeated Uzbekistan 4-1 in the Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Zone Group 1 round two tie at Bengaluru.

Davis Cup: India qualify for the World group playoffs

08 Apr 2017

Davis Cup: India qualify for the World group playoffs

Rohan Bopanna, along with Sriram Balaji defeated Uzbekistan's Farrukh Dustov and Sanjar Fayziev in doubles rubber to extend India's lead in the ongoing Davis Cup match at Bengaluru.

Roger Federer to face Nadal at Indian Wells

15 Mar 2017

Roger Federer to face Nadal at Indian Wells

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will be up against each other in the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Indian Wells.

Wawrinka, Monfils into fourth round of Indian Wells

14 Mar 2017

Wawrinka, Monfils into fourth round of Indian Wells

Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka cruised into the fourth round of BNP Paribas Open Indian Wells after registering a 7-5, 6-3 win against Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany.

Djokovic, Federer, Nadal ease into 3rd round at Indian Wells

13 Mar 2017

Djokovic, Federer, Nadal ease into 3rd round at Indian Wells

Distinguished trio, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, and Rafael Nadal, have advanced into the third round of Indian Wells Masters, with straight-set victories.

Bopanna-Matkowski duo reach Dubai Open final

03 Mar 2017

Bopanna-Matkowski duo reach Dubai Open final

India's Rohan Bopanna and his Polish partner Marcin Matkowski marched into the final of Dubai Open, knocking out the Indian-Spanish duo of Leander Paes and Guillermo Garcia-Lopez.

Mumbai boy repeatedly stabs molester before escaping

03 Feb 2017

Mumbai boy repeatedly stabs molester before escaping

A Class IV student of Deedee's Madrassa in Sewri repeatedly stabbed a teacher with a pen, who was trying to sodomize him, before escaping.

Davis Cup: Leander Paes's chase towards a world record

02 Feb 2017

Davis Cup: Leander Paes's chase towards a world record

Tennis star Leander Paes will be chasing a world record as he plays the Davis Cup doubles match against New Zealand on Saturday.

Roger Federer reaches Australian Open finals

26 Jan 2017

Roger Federer reaches Australian Open finals

17 times Grand Slam champion Roger Federer reached the finals of 2017 Australian Open after defeating fellow countryman Stanislas Wawrinka.

2017 Australian Open: Nadal smashes his way into quarter-finals

23 Jan 2017

2017 Australian Open: Nadal smashes his way into quarter-finals

Ninth seeded Rafael Nadal went past sixth seeded Gael Monfils to storm into the quarter-finals of 2017 Australian Open at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne today.

Andy Murray crashes out of Australian Open

22 Jan 2017

Andy Murray crashes out of Australian Open

World number one Andy Murray crashed out of the 2017 Australian Open after he was defeated by world number 50 Mischa Zverev of Germany in the fourth round.

Novak Djokovic crashes out of Australian Open

19 Jan 2017

Novak Djokovic crashes out of Australian Open

In one of the biggest shockers of the 2017 Australian Open, Novak Djokovic was handed a shocking defeat by world number 117 Denis Istomin.

Yuki Bhambri advances to second round of Chennai Open

04 Jan 2017

Yuki Bhambri advances to second round of Chennai Open

India's Yuki Bhambri defeated fellow countryman and local hero Ramkumar Ramanathan 6-1, 6-1 in the first round of the 2017 Aircel Chennai Open.

22nd edition of the Chennai Open commences

02 Jan 2017

22nd edition of the Chennai Open commences

The 2017 tennis season kicked off with three ATP 250 tournaments underway across the globe including our very own Chennai Open, the other two being played in Brisbane and Qatar.

Bopanna unhappy after exclusion from Davis Cup team

27 Dec 2016

Bopanna unhappy after exclusion from Davis Cup team

Rohan Bopanna has expressed his disappointment towards All India Tennis Federation (AITA) as he was not selected for the upcoming Davis Cup tie against New Zealand.

Curious to see interactions between Bhupathi and Paes: Amritraj

23 Dec 2016

Curious to see interactions between Bhupathi and Paes: Amritraj

Out going captain of India's Davis Cup team, Anand Amritraj, said that he was curious to see interactions between the newly appointed captain Mahesh Bhupathi and team member Leander Paes.

Leander Paes gets wild card entry in Chennai Open

22 Dec 2016

Leander Paes gets wild card entry in Chennai Open

Veteran tennis player Leander Paes will lead India's charge in the doubles event in the 2017 Chennai Open. He is seeded third and will partner with Brazil's Andre Sa.

Mahesh Bhupathi named captain of India's Davis Cup team

22 Dec 2016

Mahesh Bhupathi named captain of India's Davis Cup team

Mahesh Bhupathi will replace Anand Amritraj as the next non-playing captain of India's Davis Cup team in Feb'17, after India's Davis-Cup Group 1 Asia/Oceania first round-tie against New Zealand.

New Davis Cup captain to be announced on Thursday?

21 Dec 2016

New Davis Cup captain to be announced on Thursday?

The All India Tennis Federation has said that the new captain of the Davis Cup team will be announced on Thursday, 22 December.

Rohan Bopanna crashes out of 2016 China Open men's doubles

04 Oct 2016

Rohan Bopanna crashes out of 2016 China Open men's doubles

India's Rohan Bopanna along with his Canadian partner Daniel Nestor crashed out of the 2016 China Open in Beijing after losing in the first round of the men's doubles event.

Spain leads 2-0 on day one at Davis Cup play-offs

17 Sep 2016

Spain leads 2-0 on day one at Davis Cup play-offs

Feliciano Lopez and David Ferrer won their individual singles matches against India to give Spain a 2-0 lead.

It's Ramanathan vs Nadal in India-Spain Davis Cup opener

16 Sep 2016

It's Ramanathan vs Nadal in India-Spain Davis Cup opener

Ramkumar Ramanathan will face world number four Rafael Nadal in the Davis Cup World group play-off on day one. The second tie will be played between Saketh Myneni and David Ferrer.

Djokovic, Williams sisters into third round of 2016 US Open

02 Sep 2016

Djokovic, Williams sisters into third round of 2016 US Open

Rafael Nadal along with Novak Djokovic, Juan Martin Del Potro, Stan Wawrinka and Andy Murray won their respective matches, reaching the third round of the 2016 US Open.

Saina, Sindhu win in their opening matches

12 Aug 2016

Saina, Sindhu win in their opening matches

Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu began their Olympic campaign by winning their singles' opening matches.

Rio day 1: Action and drama as Olympics kick off

07 Aug 2016

Rio day 1: Action and drama as Olympics kick off

19-year-old Ginny Thrasher won the first medal of the 2016 Rio Olympic games, securing a gold in the women's 10 meter air rifle event.