reporttennis14 days ago

French Open | Leander Paes bows out in Round 2 in men’s doubles category

Indian tennis legend Leander Paes and his French partner Benoit Paire have been knocked out of the ongoing French Open as they lost their second round match in men’s doubles category. The Indo-French dup were beaten 0-6 6-4 3-6 in the match by the Colombian duo of Robert Farah and Juan Cabal.
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newstennis14 days ago

French Open | I play for fun, but I play to win, reveals Leander Paes

Leander Paes, who registered a 6-4, 6-4 win over Martin Klizan and Dominic Inglot along with partner Benoit Paire, revealed ahead of his 46th birthday that he is just looking to enjoy while competing. Paes added that he feels ‘blessed’ to have had such a long career on the international stage.
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reporttennis15 days ago

French Open | Rohan Bopanna, Leander Paes register comfortable wins, Divij Sharan gets knocked out

Rohan Bopanna and his men’s doubles partner Marius Copil have qualified for the men’s doubles pre-quarterfinals while Leander Paes also won his first-round match with partner Benoit Paire in the ongoing French Open. Divij Sharan and Marcelo Demoliner lost their second round men’s doubles match.
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newstennis17 days ago

French Open | Rohan Bopanna advance into Round of 28 alongside Marius Copil

India’s doubles tennis ace Rohan Bopanna advances into the next round of the French Open partnering with Romania’s Marius Copil as they beat the Australia-South African pair of Michael Venus and Raven Klassen. India also have Leander Paes, Divij Sharan, and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan in other matches.
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newstennis2 months ago

Barcelona Open | Leander Paes and partner Benoit Paire bow out

Leander Paes along with his French partner Benoit Paire were knocked out in the final round of the doubles qualifying event in the ongoing Barcelona Open. The Indo-French pair went on to lose to Spanish opponents and wildcard entrants Roberto Carballes Baena and Jaume Munar 7-6(3), 7-5.
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newstennis2 months ago

Pranjala Yadlapalli impresses on return while Paes-Paire secure another victory

On her return from a three-month layoff, Pranjala Yadlapalli registered a 7-5, 6-0 win over Japan’s Misaki Matsuda to reach round two of the ITF event in Japan. Meanwhile, Leander Paes and partner Benoit Paire beat Andrea Vavassori and Andrei Vasilevski to reach the quarters in Sophia Antipolis.
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newstennis3 months ago

Mahesh Bhupathi, Leander Paes have left Indian tennis in a mess, says Vishal Uppal

The pair of Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes was a curse for Indian tennis and has ultimately left the sport in a mess in the country claims former India player Vishal Uppal. The Indian men's doubles duo had won a total of 25 international titles which includes three Grand Slams as well.
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newstennis4 months ago

Dubai Tennis Championship | Ramkumar Ramanathan loses to Roberto Bautista Agut in first round

India’s run in the men’s singles of the Dubai Tennis Championship was all but over as 24-year-old Ramkumar Ramanathan lost to Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut in straight sets. India, however, still have the men’s doubles of Purav Raja and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan to play in the round of 16.
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newstennis4 months ago

Davis Cup | AITA secretary confident of Indian team travelling to Pakistan

AITA secretary general Hironmoy Chatterjee is confident that the national team will travel to Pakistan for their Davis Cup away tie as a forfeiture can lead to a two-year suspension from the global governing body ITF. India last travelled to Pakistan in 2006 where they won by 3-2.
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newstennis5 months ago

Mahesh Bhupathi surprised at Leander Paes’ exclusion for David Cup tie in Kolkata

Mahesh Bhupathi has stated that Leander Paes should have been in the team for the Davis Cup tie against Italy due to his expertise on grass-court in Kolkata. Bhupathi has slammed for the archial selection process and said that the captain should be consulted during the selection meetings.
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