Leander Paes

  • Leander Paes-Martina Hingis gift PM Narendra Modi autographed racquets 05-03-2015 08:51 PM

    New Delhi: Tennis legends Leander Paes and Martina Hingis presented Prime Minister Narendra Modi autographed racquets with which they won the Australian Open mixed doubles title on February 1. "It was wonderful meeting you @mhingis & @Leander! Kind of you @mhingis & @Leander to present autographed racquets with which you...
  • Leander Paes, Raven Klaasen end runners-up at Delray Beach 23-02-2015 05:36 PM

    Delray Beach: Leander Paes and his partner Raven Klaasen ended runners-up at the ATP 250 Delray Beach event, losing the summit clash 3-6 6-3 6-10 to legendary American twins Mike and Bob Bryan. It was third final appearance in five tournaments so far this season for Paes and his South...
  • Tennis star Leander Paes says he will play for 2-3 years more 05-02-2015 05:52 PM

    Indian tennis star Leander Paes clinched his 15th Grand Slam title as he and Swiss ace Martina Hingis won the Australian Open mixed-doubles title in Melbourne. ...
  • Special to win the Australian Open mixed doubles with Hingis: Paes 02-02-2015 08:33 PM

    India's Leander Paes and Swiss Martina Hingis turned back the clock to post a sensational win in the Australian Open mixed-doubles final and improve their respective Grand Slam count to 15. ...
  • Unstoppable Leander Paes wins his 15th Grand Slam 02-02-2015 12:33 PM

    Experience did come through in the semis and finals, which helped us win", said Leander Paes, who partnered Martina Hingis to win Australian Open 2015 mixed doubles title. ...
  • It's a treat to play with Martina Hingis, says Leander Paes 01-02-2015 07:58 PM

    Melbourne: Leander Paes and Martina Hingis, two legends of the game, were all praise for each other after wining their first Grand Slam together as the Indian ace called it a "treat to win title" with the 'Swiss Miss'. Paes, contesting his 25th season on the ATP World Tour, and...
  • Leander Paes-Martina Hingis win Australian Open mixed doubles title 01-02-2015 05:45 PM

    Indian tennis ace Leander Paes clinched his 15th Grand Slam title as he and Swiss ace Martina Hingis won the Australian Open mixed-doubles title on Sunday. ...
  • Leander Paes wins Australian Open mixed doubles with Hingis, his 15th Grand Slam 01-02-2015 12:03 PM

    Melbourne: Martina Hingis won her first Grand Slam title since returning from retirement, combining with Leander Paes of India to win the Australian Open mixed doubles title with a 6-4, 6-3 victory over Kristina Mladenovic of France and Daniel Nestor of Canada. With Paes serving for the match, Hingis hit...
  • Paes-Hingis storm into Aussie Open mixed doubles final, Sania-Soares bow out 30-01-2015 11:44 AM

    Melbourne: Leander Paes kept himself in line for his 15th Grand Slam title by reaching the Australian Open mixed doubles final with Martina Hingis but Sania Mirza bowed out with Bruno Soares after losing the semi-final on Friday. The seventh seeded Indo-Swiss pair recorded a comfortable 7-5 6-4 win over...
  • Australian Open 2015: Will it be an all-Indian mixed final? 29-01-2015 11:09 PM

    Sania and Soares defeated Casey Dellacqua and John Peers while Paes and Hingis registered an easy win over Hlavackova and Alexander Peya in their mixed doubles quarter-finals. ...
  • Sania-Soares, Paes-Hingis pairs reach Australian Open semis 28-01-2015 07:01 PM

    Melbourne: Sania Mirza and Leander Paes were on course for a Australian Open showdown as they reached the mixed doubles semi-finals with their respective partners, Wednesday. Sania Mirza and her top-seeded Brazilian partner Bruno Soares carved out an easy 6-2, 6-2 win over the home pair of Casey Dellacqua and...
  • Leander Paes advances, Rohan Bopanna out of Australian Open 25-01-2015 02:28 PM

    Melbourne: Leander Paes and Martina Hingis entered the mixed doubles second round, while the Indo-Czech combination of Rohan Bopanna and Barbora Zahlavova Strycova faltered in the first round of the Australian Open on Sunday. The Indo-Swiss pair of Paes and Hingis defeated Australian pair of Masa Jovanovic and Sam Thompson...
  • Sania Mirza, Leander Paes make it all-win day for India at Australian Open 21-01-2015 01:18 PM

    Melbourne: India enjoyed an all-win day at the Australian Open tennis Grand Slam after Leander Paes and Sania Mirza sailed into the second round of their respective men's and women's doubles events on Wednesday. Sania and her Chinese Taipei partner Su-Wei Hsieh, who are seeded second, defeated the Argentine-Swiss combine...
  • Leander Paes gears up for Australian Open 2015 20-01-2015 08:50 PM

    Leander Paes and Raven Klaasen, who won the Heineken Open in Auckland, are seeded 10th at the Australian Open. ...
  • Bopanna-Nestor seeded 7th, Paes-Klaasen 10th at Australian Open 18-01-2015 07:29 PM

    Melbourne: India's doubles exponent Rohan Bopanna and his Canadian partner Daniel Nestor were on Sunday seeded seventh in the men's doubles event of the Australian Open, where they will begin their campaign against Marcos Baghdatis and Marinko Matosevic. Bopanna and Nestor are coming into the first Major of the year...
  • Leander Paes-Raven Klaasen win Heineken Open doubles title 17-01-2015 03:14 PM

    Auckland: India's Leander Paes and his South African partner Raven Klaasen, seeded fourth, beat Dominic Inglot and Florin Mergea to win the Heineken Open men's doubles title on Saturday. They beat the British-Romanian pairing 7-6 (1), 6-4 at the $519,395 hard court event for their first title this year. It...
  • Leander Paes-Klaasen reach final of Heineken Open 16-01-2015 08:27 PM

    Auckland: Leander Paes and Raven Klaasen breezed into the title clash of the Heineken Open after knocking out second seeds Bruno Soares and Alexander Peya in the semifinals, here on Friday. The fourth seeded Indo-South African pair rallied to beat the Brazilian-Austrian combo 3-6 6-3 in the semifinals of the...
  • I am motivated by excellence: Leander Paes 12-01-2015 10:02 AM

    Chennai: The passion to achieve excellence everyday is what motivates Leander Paes the most and the ageless wonder's mantra in life is to focus on positives. In an exclusive chat with PTI, the 41-year-old tennis legend explained how he keeps himself motivated to come on to the courts everyday and...
  • Leander Paes-Raven Klaasen fail to cross final hurdle at Chennai Open 11-01-2015 11:43 PM

    Chennai: Yen-Hsun Lu and Jonathan Marray outplayed top seeds Leander Paes and Raven Klaasen to win the men's doubles title at the Chennai Open tennis tournament on Sunday. Paes and his 99th doubles partner Klaasen tried their best before going down 3-6, 6-7 (4) to a superior pair on the...
  • New methods of court preparation killed serve and volley: Leander Paes 10-01-2015 07:35 PM

    Chennai: Leander Paes on Saturday lamented that the fascinating serve and volley style is not there to be seen in modern tennis and of all the current players only Feliciano Lopez and Novak Djokovic are the ones who play well on the net. Paes, who even at 41 is agile...
  • Leander Paes on course for seventh Chennai Open title 09-01-2015 10:29 PM

    Chennai: Top seeds Leander Paes and Raven Klaasen eased into the men's doubles final with a clinical win over Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta and Guillermo Garcia-Lopez at the Chennai Open tennis tournament here today. Then Indo-South African had little difficulty in beating the Spaniards 6-3 6-3 on the main court...
  • Paes-Klaasen keep top billing, enter Chennai Open semis 08-01-2015 10:24 PM

    Top seeds Leander Paes and Raven Klaasen of South Africa lived up to their billing and entered the semifinals of the men's doubles event at the ATP Chennai Open with a hard-fought win over Indian pair of Mahesh Bhupathi and Saketh Myneni, here on Thursday. The Paes-Klaasen combination came from...
  • Mahesh Bhupathi wins doubles pre-quarters 08-01-2015 10:12 AM

    Chennai: Indian tennis veteran Mahesh Bhupathi, teaming up with compatriot Saketh Myneni won a hard fought doubles pre-quarterfinal match to set up a mouth-watering clash with his former partner Leander Paes at the ATP Chennai Open tournament. The Indian fans' hopes of seeing their tennis heroes Bhupathi and Paes play...
  • Leander Paes enters Chennai Open 2nd round with straight sets win 07-01-2015 11:38 AM

    Chennai: Indian tennis veteran Leander Paes, teaming up with South African Ravfen Klaasen, Tuesday made a winning start to his Chennai Open doubles campaign, notching up a comfortable straight sets victory in the first round. Top seeded Paes and Klaasen won their first round match against Andrea haider Maurer of...
  • Top Indian tennis players begin new year at home with Chennai Open 04-01-2015 05:05 PM

    Chennai: Somdev Devvarman begins his bid for a top-100 return while an age-defying Leander Paes could again run into his estranged doubles partner Mahesh Bhupathi, who returns to the court after a nine-month gap with the USD 450,000 ATP Chennai Open tennis tournament beginning here on Monday. Other than Indian...
  • Yearender: Terrific 2014 for Sania Mirza but struggle for others 26-12-2014 10:25 AM

    New Delhi: Sania Mirza grabbed her third mixed doubles Grand Slam title and wrapped up her dream season with the year-end finale trophy even as India's established male tennis players found the going tough in 2014. 28-year-old Sania, who has many firsts to her name, grew further in stature as...
  • Leander Paes undergoes dope test 24-12-2014 07:13 PM

    Mumbai: Indian tennis star Leander Paes underwent a routine dope test conducted by National Anti-doping Agency (NADA) officials on Wednesday. "I had early morning visitors...Thanks WADA for keeping my sport clean!!!," the 41-year-old, who won Olympic bronze medal in 1996 Atlanta Games, wrote on Facebook Wednesday. He also posted a...
  • Leander Paes refused to play in IPTL, says Mahesh Bhupathi 09-12-2014 07:40 PM

    New Delhi: IPTL founder Mahesh Bhupathi has said his estranged doubles partner Leander Paes turned down the invitation to play in the tournament's ongoing inaugural season. Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna are the only Indians playing in the League boasting of past and former greats including Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic...
  • Leander Paes hails PTL as good for Indian players 02-12-2014 07:47 PM

    Pune: Multiple Grand Slam winner Leander Paes on Tuesday backed the proliferation of leagues in different sporting disciplines as vehicles to promote the players and the sport itself. The tennis veteran singled out the Amanora Premier Tennis League (PTL) being held as an ideal example for providing the platform for...
  • Punjab Marshalls register first win in CTL 21-11-2014 10:42 PM

    Chandigarh: Punjab Marshalls registered their first win in the Champions Tennis League (CTL) on Friday, beating Delhi Dreams 29-18 at the CLTA Tennis Stadium. With this win, Punjab snapped Delhi's unbeaten run in the inaugural tournament. Punjab now have 69 points from three matches. Delhi top the northern group with...