Leander Paes

Leander Paes eyeing French Open comeback in record eighth straight Olympics bid 

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.

published on : 26th January 2021

Each one of my 164 partners has taught me something about both life and tennis: Leander Paes

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

published on : 15th October 2020

Guzar Jayega: Bachchan, Leander Paes, over 60 celebrities come together for new motivational song

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.  

published on : 11th May 2020

INTERVIEW | Leander Paes and the art of reinventing during lockdown

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.

published on : 6th May 2020

Paes and I conquered the white man's game: Mahesh Bhupathi

"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.

published on : 20th April 2020

Ex-tennis player Mahesh Bhupathi takes up Leander Paes' 'Frying Pan' challenge

Earlier this week, Swiss Maestro Roger Federer had posted a video of himself volleying, while slamming the ball on the wall.

published on : 9th April 2020

Amid coronavirus lockdown, Leander Paes comes up with 'Frying Pan' challenge

Roger Federer taught volleying to his fans. Indian veteran took a fry pan and volleyed with that.

published on : 9th April 2020

Acing Ivanisevic: When Leander scripted a stunner against Croatia

Going into the tie, Paes was ranked 123 in singles and 70 in doubles while his fellow countryman Bhupathi was ranked 274 and 155.

published on : 6th March 2020

Davis Cup: Leander Paes in playing squad, Divij Sharan made reserve member for Croatia tie

Sumit Nagal, Prajnesh and Ramkumar are the singles players in the squad while Paes and Bopanna will do the doubles duty.

published on : 25th February 2020

Play like it’s your last match: Tennis maestro Leander Paes tells young players

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.

published on : 20th February 2020

Leander Paes set for aces off court, working on autobiography

As Leander Paes bids adieu to tennis, he hopes his daughter turns out to be an Olympian as well

published on : 18th February 2020

India’s singles challenge comes to end at Bengaluru Open; Leander Paes-Matthew Ebden in semis

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.

published on : 14th February 2020

Bengaluru Open: Leander Paes enters doubles second round as Prajnesh Gunneswaran tested

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.

published on : 13th February 2020

Into the sunset with Paes of mind

Tennis ace recalls good times in his long, illustrious career and talks about plans after bidding goodbye to sport

published on : 12th February 2020

Leander Paes says Indian tennis need devoted people like Dravid, Gopichand

Dravid and Gopichand have helped in producing young talent in their respective sports after retiring.

published on : 8th February 2020
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