Leander Paes

Desire to work for 'roots' directs shot at new 'court' of politics: Leander Paes

The 48-year-old Olympic medalist who was born in Kolkata to a Goanese father, said he wanted to work for Goa where his roots lay, and knew TMC from his association with the City of Joy.

published on : 12th December 2021

Politics is 'business' of doing some good for people: Leander Paes

Leander Paes joined the TMC here in the presence of party chairperson and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during her trip to Goa last month.

published on : 11th November 2021

TMC takes up hard issues, does not get dragged into agendas of other parties: Leander Paes

Leander Paes hailed former Goa chief minister Luizinho Faleiro, who also joined the TMC, and party leader Derek O'Brien, terming them as his inspirations.

published on : 10th November 2021

Goal is to serve country; time to focus on my journey in politics: Leander Paes

The tennis star hailed TMC supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as a "born leader", who can achieve anything she sets her mind to.

published on : 4th November 2021

From conquering it all on court to joining politics, look at Leander Paes' journey

Kolkata-born also holds the Indian record of having won the most Grand Slam titles with 18 titles to his name, eight in men's doubles and 10 in mixed doubles.

published on : 29th October 2021

Tennis legend Leander Paes, actor Nafisa Ali join Trinamool Congress

Paes is one of the Indian greats of the Tennis sport, having won the Singles Olympic Medal, 18 Time Grand Slam Champion and 7 Time Olympian.

published on : 29th October 2021

Zee5 docuseries 'Break Point' chronicles India's golden era in tennis

Through seven detailed episodes, this docu-series breaks down Paes and Bhupathi's journey from being an unbeatable team to having irreparable spats that eventually led to a break-up.

published on : 10th October 2021

Mahesh Bhupathi watched 'DDLJ' with Leander Paes 'multiple times', says films were a stress buster

The tennis stars, who were the first doubles team from India to win at Wimbledon in 1999, have revisited their journey in the upcoming non-fiction series "Break Point".

published on : 29th September 2021

Most times we stood with trophies our relationship was at its worst: Leander Paes about Bhupathi

Leander Paes was speaking at the virtual trailer launch event of the upcoming non-fiction series "Break Point" that traces the on and off-court partnership between him and Mahesh Bhupathi.

published on : 17th September 2021

Intriguing posters of Leander Paes-Mahesh Bhupathi web series 'Break Point' released

'Break Point' talks about the famous partnership of tennis champs Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi is directed by Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari and Nitesh Tewari.

published on : 15th September 2021

80-90 per cent of our sports talent remains untapped: Leander Paes

Leander Paes said on Friday that 80 to 90 per cent of the country's talent remained untapped as the sport remained confined to big cities.

published on : 28th August 2021

ZEE5 unveils first look of 'Break Point' - non-fiction series on Leander Paes & Mahesh Bhupathi

Helmed by filmmaker couple Nitesh Tiwari and Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari, the seven-part series traces the on and off-court partnership between the two Indian tennis legends.

published on : 27th August 2021

Aditi Ashok to Abhinav Bindra: Heartbreaking instances when Indian athletes finished 4th at Olympics

There is this popular idiom - So near, yet so far. That's something many Indian athletes over the years have learnt the hard way, especially at showpiece events like the Olympics.

published on : 7th August 2021

ZEE5 brings 'Break Point' genre-breaking show featuring Leander Paes, Mahesh Bhupathi

ZEE5's mosaic of content is a testimony of the diverse nature of our content offerings which leaves viewers spoiled for choice.

published on : 27th July 2021

It'll take a while before India wins another Olympic tennis medal: Leander Paes

Leander Paes, winner of multiple Grand Slam titles, has said it will take a while before India can win an Olympic medal in tennis.

published on : 16th July 2021
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