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Amazed by what Roger Federer has done to reinvent himself, says Leander Paes

Veteran Indian tennis player Leander Paes has heaped praise on Roger Federer, admitting that he was amazed to see how the Swiss maestro has 'reinvented' himself to win Grand Slams in the twilight years of his career. Federer had confirmed his participation in next year’s Olympics on Monday.
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Sumit Nagal calls for support to stay afloat after ‘dream’ Grand Slam debut

Despite becoming a household name following his Grand Slam debut against Roger Federer, Sumit Nagal has struggled to get new sponsorships and has for support to stay afloat. Latest ATP rankings have made Nagal India’s second highest-ranked tennis player as he leapfrogged Ramkumar Ramanathan.
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Sania Mirza looking to resume play from August

Sania Mirza has revealed that she has returned back to training after almost two years of absence from court and is targeting to resume play from August this year. However, the 32-year-old also added that she would have to go a long way in getting acquainted with things again before she can compete.
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Tennis | Passion for the sport keeps me going, says Leander Paes

Leander Paes has stated that passion and love for the game keeps him going and added that he also likes to put in the hard work that goes into all the process. Paes is into his mid-forties but recently participated in Australian Open, even though he was ousted from the tournament early.
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Australian Open | Leander Paes and Sam Stosur knocked out in round two

Leander Paes, along with partner Sam Stosur, bowed out in the second round of the ongoing Australian Open in the mixed doubles category after suffering defeat Anna-Lena Groenefeld and Robert Farah. The Indo-Australian duo lost the match by a scoreline of 6-4. 4-6, 8-10 to their fifth seed opponents.
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VIDEO | Ball boy shows courage in face of Alexandre Zverev’s insane racquet-breaking rage

While most sports have the ability to frustrate players insanely, nothing exhibits it any better than tennis where players are often seen venting their annoyance on their racquets. Alexander Zverev was in a similar situation today although that didn’t stop the ball boy to do his job diligently.
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Australian Open | Leander Paes, Sam Stosur progress to second round; Rohan Bopanna bows out

Leander Paes along with partner Sam Stosur made it to the second round in the mixed doubles category of the Australian Open after winning the opening game against Květa Peschke and Wesley Koolhof. Meanwhile, Rohan Bopanna and China's Zhaoxuan Yang crashed out in the first round of the same category.
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Want to be comfortably inside top 100, reveals Prajnesh Gunneswaran

After an under the first Grand Slam event of his career, Prajnesh Gunneswaran has expressed that his next goal is to get into the top 100 of the of the singles category tennis rankings. Gunneswaran is currently the top-ranked Indian singles player and is ranked 109th in the World.
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VIDEO | Alexander Zverev extracts loud cheer from crowd even after wrong serve

While the popular belief still remains intact that there’s a massive wedge between the top three ranked men in tennis and the rest, the Gen Y players sure know how to make things look cool. Alexander Zverev proved it on Thursday when he managed to draw loud cheer even after a wrong serve.
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VIDEO | Tumbling Djokovic scares ball-boy as he goes down on court returning Tsonga’s backhand

Novak Djokovic has earned himself the tag of an entertainer off the court with his jolly nature and amicable attitude towards ball boys. However, he turned out to be a moment of nightmare for one of them on Thursday as he went down on his face while trying to return Wilfried Tsonga’s backhand slice.
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