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Leander Adrian Paes

Mahesh Bhupathi is the first Indian to win a Grand Slam tournament in 1997 partnering Rika Hiraki in Mixed Doubles. He is considered to be among the best doubles tennis players in the world. Born on June 7, 1974 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu he has 10 Grand Slam titles to his credit. In 1999, he teamed up with Leander Paes to win three doubles titles including Roland Garros and Wimbledon. During that year, they became [...]

Leander Adrian Paes has been the flag-bearer of India’s tennis for a long time now. Born in Goa on June 17, 1973, he has won many titles all over the world in the singles, doubles and the mixed doubles categories. Brought up in Kolkata, both his parents have sporting backgrounds. While his mother was a national-level basketball player, his father represented the Indian team in hockey at the 1972 Munich Olympics. He shot to international [...]