LEANDER PAES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Hingis, Paes complete career Grand Slam in mixed doubles

PARIS (AP) Martina Hingis and Leander Paes each completed a career Grand Slam in mixed doubles by winning the French Open final against Sania Mirza and Ivan Dodig 4-6, 6-4, 10-8 on Friday. It was the 10th mixed doubles title at a major for India's Paes, the fifth for Switzerland's Hingis. Paes also owns eight Grand Slam men's doubles trophies, while Hingis - a member of the International...
Via Associated Press
June 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Q&A with Leander Paes

How would you describe yourself in 3 words? Happy, positive and very, very inquisitive What was the last gift you received?  A cross pendant from my mom for my birthday What is the craziest thing you’ve ever heard about yourself in the press? Where should we start (laughter)? If you could only have one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be? Chicken curry and rice What...
Via Onthegotennis
November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Czech Republic takes 2-1 lead over India in Davis Cup

NEW DELHI (AP) Veteran Leander Paes had a rare doubles defeat in the Davis Cup on Saturday as India conceded a 2-1 lead to the Czech Republic in their World Group playoff. Radek Stepanek and Adam Pavlasek beat favorites Paes and Rohan Bopanna 7-5, 6-2, 6-2. It was only the second Davis Cup doubles loss in 15 years for the 42-year-old Paes. His previous defeat - also with Bopanna...
Via Associated Press
September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Hingis, Paes win Australian Open mixed doubles title

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Martina Hingis won her first Grand Slam title since returning from retirement, teaming with Leander Paes of India to win the Australian Open mixed doubles title with a 6-4, 6-3 win over Kristina Mladenovic of France and Daniel Nestor of Canada. With Paes serving for the match, Hingis, a five-time singles champion, hit a hard overhead to Mladenovic, who...
Via Associated Press
February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Bopanna and Paes keep India alive in Davis Cup

BANGALORE, India (AP) India's Rohan Bopanna and Leander Paes came back from two sets down to beat Ilija Bozoljac and Nenand Zimonjic in the doubles match and narrowed Serbia's lead to 2-1 in the Davis Cup playoff on Saturday. Bopanna and Paes lost the first two sets before raising their game to clinch the next three, winning the match 1-6, 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-3, 8-6. Leading 7-6 in...
Via Associated Press
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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