In 1986, in an old Madras town, a 13-year-old Leander Paes started his journey toward becoming a professional tennis player. It was at the Britannia Tennis Academy (BAT) where he honed his basics and worked on his endurance, under the watchful eyes ... Hindustan Times, 3 weeks ago
There is a sense of shock and awe every time Leander Paes wins a Grand Slam. Shock that at his age—he is 41 now—he continues to win. Awe because he continues to make it look easy (you saw that casual behind-the-back volley that plonked right ...Livemint.com, 3 weeks ago
'What makes it special with Martina Hingis is that every day you are learning, just like with Navratilova every day I was learning' '2015 has already started and the first month has already been better than the whole year of 2014' Leander Paes talks to Harish Kotian/Rediff.com about his recent Australian Open mixed doubles triumph that saw him complete a 'Martina double' and the special bond he shares with his former Grand Slam-winning partner, Navratilova. Leander Paes and Martina Hingis ...Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
Calcutta/Melbourne: Leander Paes and Martina Hingis turned back the clock to post a sensational win in the Australian Open mixed-doubles final and improve their respective Grand Slam title counts to 15, in Melbourne, on Sunday. The ...Calcutta Telegraph, 1 month ago
A file picture of Manchester City goalkeeper Bert Trautmann. Photo: Ron Burton/Keystone/ A typical Kolkata monsoon afternoon in September 1980. Calcutta Police are playing Bombay Gymkhana in what was then (rather grandiosely) called the All-India ...Livemint.com, 2 months ago
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