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Paes-Begemann in semis of Tashkent ATP Challenger

Tashkent:  Indian tennis ace Leander Paes and his German partner Andre Begemann notched up a close 4-6,6-4,10-8 win over Oleksandr Nedovyesov of Kazakhstan and Denys Molchanov of Ukraine to enter the semi-finals of the men’s doubles event of the Tashkent ATP Challenger at the Olympic tennis School here on Wednesday. Paes and Begemann came back

At 43, after 18 Grand Slams, Paes wants to learn from Rafa

New Delhi: For athletes who go on to transform themselves into legends, learning is a never-ending process. And Leander Paes, who is India’s most decorated player with 18 Grand Slam doubles titles, had no qualms in admitting even that at this stage of his career, he can learn by watching Spanish great Rafael Nadal train

Sania, Bopanna advance; Paes’ campaign ends in US Open

New York: India’s Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna progressed with their respective partners but Leander Paes’ campaign ended after the veteran suffered a second-round defeat with Martina Hingis in mixed doubles at the US Open here. Sania and Barbora Strycova of Czech Republic advanced to the third round of the women’s doubles after a 6-2, 7-6(5)

Paes, Bopanna beaten, Sania win in US Open

New York: Veteran Indian star Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna crashed out of the men’s doubles competition after losing their respective matches but Sania Mirza made an assured start to her mixed doubles journey at the US Open tennis tournament. The Indo-German pair of Paes and Andre Begemann gave a tough fight before going down

Paes, Mirza, Bopanna win at US Open

New York:  Indian tennis stars Leander Paes, Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna began their US Open campaign on a sound note, winning their respective opening round matches at Flushing Meadows here. Bopanna kicked off India’s day with a sweat-inducing 6-3, 6-7 (3), 6-3 win with his Danish partner Frederik Nielsen over 16th seeds Radek Stepanek

Paes reaches quarters of Winston-Salem Open with 108th partner

Winston-Salem (USA): Leander Paes joined hands with Germany’s Andre Begemann, his 108th partner on the ATP circuit, to enter the quarterfinals of the Winston-Salem Open with a straight set win over Chris Guccione and Andre Sa, here. The unseeded Indo-German pair won 6-4 6-4 against the Australian-Brazilian combination in the opening round of the USD

 Reports of me refusing to share room with Bopanna false: Paes

  Rio de Janeiro: Tennis ace Leander Paes hastermed the reports that he had refused to share a room at the Olympic Games Village here with his doubles partner Rohan Bopanna as “false” and said that his timing of arrival at Rio was according to plans and known to the Indian tennis team. Speculation of

Indian tennis stars hoping to rise at Rio

Rio de Janeiro: With three established though squabbling players of the professional tennis circuit in its ranks, India hopes to bag at least a medal in this discipline at the Rio Olympics. India’s biggest so far contingent to Olympics this year is raising expectations of the largest medals haul at the summer Games – and