Paes, 47, said he skipped the Australian Open as he is apprehensive of playing in a bio-bubble but is looking ahead to the French Open.
Even as he is looking ahead to 2021 and the tantalising promise of one last dance with the sport, the 47-year-old, in an interview to The New Indian Express, looks back at his trophy-filled career
The track is a brainchild of Varun Prabhudayal Gupta and Jay Verma. Jazim Sharma has composed it while the lyrics are written by Siddhant Kaushal.
With tennis in 2020 almost lost due to COVID-19 & Olympics postponed, Leander Paes says he will reevaluate his career once everything is back to normal.
"1999 was the peak. We were the Titans of the doubles world, it was a lot of fun," Mahesh Bhupathi recounted, while talking about his partnership with Leander Paes.
Earlier this week, Swiss Maestro Roger Federer had posted a video of himself volleying, while slamming the ball on the wall.
Roger Federer taught volleying to his fans. Indian veteran took a fry pan and volleyed with that.
Going into the tie, Paes was ranked 123 in singles and 70 in doubles while his fellow countryman Bhupathi was ranked 274 and 155.
Sumit Nagal, Prajnesh and Ramkumar are the singles players in the squad while Paes and Bopanna will do the doubles duty.
Paes, who is playing his final year of professional tennis in a career of 30 years, said his second innings of life will be dedicated to spreading message on sports education to build a better India.
As Leander Paes bids adieu to tennis, he hopes his daughter turns out to be an Olympian as well
Indian tennis players have always rued the lack of ATP tournaments in the country. With just one ATP 250 and one or two Challenger events a year, they have a point.
As Paes walked into the stadium for his warm-up, minutes before his first-round doubles match, the spectators were on their feet, cheering the 18-time Grand Slam winner and Olympic medallist.
Tennis ace recalls good times in his long, illustrious career and talks about plans after bidding goodbye to sport
Dravid and Gopichand have helped in producing young talent in their respective sports after retiring.