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Encyclopedia > Leander Paes
Leander Paes
Country Flag of India India
Residence Calcutta, India/Orlando, USA
Date of birth June 17, 1973 (1973-06-17) (age 33)
Place of birth Goa, India
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 77 kg (169 lb)
Turned Pro 1991
Plays Right-handed
Career Prize Money $4,414,657
Singles
Career record: 99-97
Career titles: 1
Highest ranking: 73 (24-Aug-1998)
Grand Slam results
Australian Open 2nd Round(1997, 2000)
French Open 2nd Round(1997)
Wimbledon W(1990 Junior), 2nd Round(2001)
U.S. Open 3rd Round(1997)
Doubles
Career record: 438-219
Career titles: 38
Highest ranking: 1 (21-Jun-1999)

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Leander Adrian Paes (born June 17, 1973) is an Indian male tennis professional, who currently features predominantly in the doubles events in the ATP tour and the Davis Cup events. He is as one of the most successful professional Indian tennis players. He has won various doubles and mixed doubles events at the Tennis Grand Slam events. He is also the recipient of India’s highest sporting honour, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award in 1996-1997 and the Padmashri award for his contribution to Tennis in India. June 17 is the 168th day of the year (169th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) was formed in 1972 to protect the interests of male professional Tennis players. ... The great Australians Lew Hoad and Ken Rosewall with the Cup in 1953 The Davis Cup is the premier international team event in mens tennis. ... In tennis, a singles player or doubles team that wins all four Grand Slam titles in the same year is said to have achieved the Grand Slam or a Calendar Year Grand Slam. ... Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award is India’s highest sporting honour. ... Padma Shri (variously spelled Padma Shree, Padma Sree and Padma Sri) is an award given by the Government of India (generally to Indian citizens). ... For other uses, see Tennis (disambiguation). ...


He is known for his Davis Cup performances playing for India and also for winning the single bronze medal for India in the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games. The great Australians Lew Hoad and Ken Rosewall with the Cup in 1953 The Davis Cup is the premier international team event in mens tennis. ... The 1996 Summer Olympics, formally known as the Games of the XXVI Olympiad and informally known as the Centennial Olympics, were held in 1996 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. ...

Olympic medal record
Men's Tennis
Bronze 1996 Atlanta Singles

Contents

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Early Life and Family

Leander Paes was born in Goa, India to Vece Paes and Jennifer Paes and raised in Calcutta, India. His father and mother were both former Olympians. His father Vece Paes was a hockey player who represented India in the 1972 Munich Olympic games, in a team that won the bronze medal. His mother captained the Indian basketball team in the 1980 Asian basketball championship. Leander enrolled with the Britannia Tennis Amritraj Academy in Madras in 1985 where he was coached by Dave'O'Meara. The academy played a key role in his early development. Paes is the great grandson of the Bengali poet Michael Madhusudan Dutt. He is married to Rhea Pillai and has a daughter Aiyana Paes. , Goa   (Konkani: गोंय goṃya; Marathi: govā; Portuguese: ) is Indias smallest state in terms of area and the fourth smallest in terms of population (after Sikkim, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh). ... Vece Paes was a former Indian hockey midfielder, and representing the Indian team in the 1972 Munich Olympics, that won the bronze medal. ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... This article is on Calcutta/Kolkata, the city. ... Vece Paes was a former Indian hockey midfielder, and representing the Indian team in the 1972 Munich Olympics, that won the bronze medal. ... Michael Madhusudan Dutt (Datta), (Bengali: ) (1824-1873), born Madhusudan Dutt, is a famous 19th century Bengali poet and dramatist. ... Rhea Pillai is an Indian film actress and was a member of the Dutt family through her marriage to Sanjay Dutt. ...


Career

Early Career (1991-1997)

Leander showed promise early in his career by winning titles at the Junior US Open and the Junior Wimbledon. He turned professional in 1991 [1]. He rose to the number 1 in the world in the junior rankings[2]. In 1992 he reached the quarter finals of the doubles event in the 1992 Barcelona Olympics with Ramesh Krishnan. He went one better at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, where he beat Fernando Meligeni to win the Bronze medal, thus becoming the first Indian since KD Jadhav (Bronze in 1952 Helsinki Olympics)[3] to win an individual medal for than 4 decades. The Games of the XXV Olympiad were held in 1992 in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. ... Ramesh Krishnan (born June 5, 1961, in Madras, India) was one of Indias foremost tennis players. ... The 1996 Summer Olympics, formally known as the Games of the XXVI Olympiad and informally known as the Centennial Olympics, were held in 1996 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. ... Fernando Meligeni (born on April 12, 1971 in Buenos Aires, Argentina) is a former professional tennis player from Brazil. ... A bronze medal is a medal awarded to the third place finisher of contests (typically athletics competitions) such as the Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, etc. ... Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav or KD Jadhav was independent Indias first individual Olympic medalist when he won the wrestling bronze medal at the 1952 Helsinki games. ... The 1952 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XV Olympiad, were held in 1952 in Helsinki, Finland. ...

Leander Paes playing in Wimbledon

He was awarded the highest sporting honour by the Government of India, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna in 1996[4]. His first successful year in the ATP circuit came in 1993 where he partnered Sebastien Lareau to reach the US Open doubles semi-final. After having a moderate season in 1994, he reached the Quarter final of the 1995 Australian Open doubles with Kevin Ullyett. From 1996 he started partnering with fellow Indian Mahesh Bhupathi, which later would prove to be a winning combination. This year was not a very successful one, especially in the grand slams with a round of 32 finish at Wimbledon being the best. 1997 proved a much better year for the team of Leander and Mahesh with the semi-finals of the US Open their best grand slam result. Paes climbed the doubles ranking from 89 at the beginning of the year to 14 at the end of the year[5]. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixels Full resolution (1600 × 1200 pixel, file size: 290 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Leander Paes ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixels Full resolution (1600 × 1200 pixel, file size: 290 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Leander Paes ... Wimbledon may refer to: Wimbledon, London, a town in south-west London A constituency based around it, Wimbledon (UK Parliament constituency) Wimbledon station, a train station The Championships, Wimbledon, one of the four Grand Slam tennis tournaments Wimbledon (film), a movie based on the tennis championships Wimbledon F.C., a... Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award is India’s highest sporting honour. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Mahesh Shrinivas Bhupathi (born June 7, 1974, Madras, India) is a professional tennis player from India. ...

Rise in Doubles(1998-2002)

Leander Paes and his former doubles partner Mahesh Bhupathi
Leander Paes and his former doubles partner Mahesh Bhupathi

The doubles team of Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi grew stronger in 1998 reaching the Semi-Finals of 3 grand slams, the Australian Open, the French Open and the US Open. In the same year, Leander had two of his biggest singles results in the ATP tour, first by wiining his first and to date only ATP singles title at Newport[6][7] and then by beating Pete Sampras at the New Haven ATP tournament[8][9]. In the year 1999, the duo reached the finals of all the 4 grand slams winning the Wimbledon and the French Open, thus becoming the first Indian pair to win a doubles event at a Grand slam event. Leander also teamed up with Martina Navaratilova to win the Mixed double event at Wimbledon. The year also marked his ascent to the No.1 ranking in the doubles[10]. The following year Leander partnered with Sebastien Lareau for the Australian Open and Jan Siemerink for the French losing in the first round on both occasions. Leander teamed up again with Mahesh Bhuapthi for the US Open but lost in the first round again. The duo had a disappointing second round exit to Australian duo of Todd Woodbridge and Mark Woodforde at the Sydney Olympics[11], despite high hopes. Leander was given the honour of carrying the Indian Flag at the opening ceremony of the Sydney Olympics[12]. In spite of a winning the French Open in 2001, the team of Mahesh and Leander had 1st round exits in the other 3 grand slams. Leander was awarded the Padmashri by the Government of India in 2001[13]. The duo of Paes and Bhupathi won the gold medal[14] at the 2002 Asian Games in Busan. In 2002 Leander paired up with Michael Hill for a number of tournaments with moderate success. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Mahesh Shrinivas Bhupathi (born June 7, 1974, Madras, India) is a professional tennis player from India. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... The French Open, officially the Tournoi de Roland-Garros (English: Roland Garros Tournament), is a tennis event held over two weeks between mid May and early June in Paris, France, and is the second of the Grand Slam tournaments on the annual tennis calendar. ... Martina Navratilova (born October 18, 1956, in Prague, Czechoslovakia) is a former World No. ... Sébastien Lareau (born April 27, 1973 in Montreal) is a former touring professional tennis player. ... Johannes Martinus Jan Siemerink (born April 14, 1970, in Rijnsburg, Netherlands) is a former professional tennis player from the Netherlands. ... Woodbridge (back) with partner Jonas Björkman in the mens double final, Wimbledon 2004. ... Mark Woodforde (born 23 September 1965) was a professional tennis player from Australia. ... The Games of the XXVII Olympiad were held in 2000 in Sydney, Australia. ... ... Padma Shri (variously spelled Padma Shree, Padma Sree and Padma Sri) is an award given by the Government of India (generally to Indian citizens). ... The Government of India (Hindi: भारत सरकार Bhārat Sarkār), officially referred to as the Union Government, and commonly as Central Government, was established by the Constitution of India, and is the governing authority of a federal union of 28 states and 7 union territories, collectively called the Republic of India. ... The 15th Asian Games were held in Busan, South Korea from September 29, 2002 to October 14, 2002. ... President of the League of the South. ...

Leander Paes and Martina Navaratilova pairing up in a Mixed doubles event
Leander Paes and Martina Navaratilova pairing up in a Mixed doubles event

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2003 - Present

Between 2003 and present, Leander has increasingly focussed on his doubles and mixed doubles game. Leander won the Mixed doubles event at Australian Open with Martina Navaratilova and with Lisa Raymond in Wimbledon, both in 2003. In the 2004 Athens Olympic games he paired up with Mahesh Bhupathi, failing again at the semi finals stage. His next grandslam success in the US Open doubles event in 2006. Leander lead the Indian tennis team at the Doha Asian Games in 2006 and won two golds in the Men's doubles[15] (partnering Mahesh Bhupathi) and Mixed doubles[16](partnering Sania Mirza). Leander has maintained his doubles ranking in the top 20 in the world between 2005[17] and 2007.[18]. With wins in the Rotterdam[19] and ATP Masters Series in Indian Wells[20]. As of May, 2007, Leander Paes has won 38 career doubles titles[21]. Mixed Doubles is a play that was first performed on 6 February 1969 in the Hampstead Theatre Club under the title We Who Are About To. ... The Australian Open is the first of the worlds four Grand Slam tennis tournaments, held each January at Melbourne Park. ... Martina Navratilova (born October 18, 1956, in Prague, Czechoslovakia) is a former World No. ... Lisa Raymond (born August 10, 1973 in Norristown, Pennsylvania) is a professional female tennis player from the United States. ... The ceremony for the lighting of the flame is arranged as a pagan pageant, with priestesses dancing. ... ...


Davis Cup Career

Leander Paes started his Davis Cup career in 1990 at a young age of 16, when he partnered Zeeshan Ali in the doubles to beat the Japanese team in a gruelling 5 set encounter. He is considered as one of the top Davis cup players[22] for his country with a record of 81-30 overall[23]. He played an important role in the Indian Davis cup that reached the world group from 1991-1998. He was part of the Indian Davis Cup team that reached the Semi-Finals of the 1993 Davis Cup with wins against Switzerland and France, eventually losing out to Australia. In singles[24] his major wins came against Wayne Ferreira in 1994, Goran Ivanisevic in 1995 when India defeated Croatia, Jan Siemerink in 1995 to defeat Netherlands , Jiri Novak in 1997. In doubles his major wins include beating the French Team[25] of Arnaud Boetsch and Henri Leconte in France with Ramesh Krishnan in 1993. He teamed up with Mahesh Bhupathi to beat Hirszon and Ivanisevic of Croatia in 1995, Martin Damm and Petr Korda of Czech Republic in 1997, Nicolas Massu and Marcelo Rios of Chile in 1997, Broad and Tim Henman in 1998 and Simon Aspelin and Jonas Bjorkman of Sweden in 2005. In 2007, Leander has 3 wins(2 Doubles 1 singles) and no loses in the Davis Cup. The great Australians Lew Hoad and Ken Rosewall with the Cup in 1953 The Davis Cup is the premier international team event in mens tennis. ... The India Davis Cup team represents India in Davis Cup tennis competition and are governed by the All India Tennis Association. ... The 1993 Davis Cup was the 82nd edition of the most important tournament between national teams in mens tennis. ... Wayne Richard Ferreira (b. ... Country: Croatia Residence: Monte Carlo, MON Height: 64 (193 cm) Weight: 180 lb (81 kg) Plays: Left Turned pro: 1988 Highest singles ranking: 2 (7/4/1994) Singles titles: 22 Career Prize Money: $19,876,579 Grand Slam Record Australian Open QF (1989-94-97) French Open QF (1992... Johannes Martinus Jan Siemerink (born April 14, 1970, in Rijnsburg, Netherlands) is a former professional tennis player from the Netherlands. ... Jiri Novak (March 22, 1975) is a Czech tennis player, who was born in Zlin, Czech Republic but lives nowadays in Monte-Carlo, Monaco. ... Arnaud Boetsch (born April 1, 1969 in Meulan) is a former tennis player from France, who turned professional in 1987. ... Henri Leconte (b. ... Ramesh Krishnan (born June 5, 1961, in Madras, India) was one of Indias foremost tennis players. ... Martin Damm (born August 1, 1972 in Liberec) is a tennis player from the Czech Republic, who turned professional in 1990. ... Petr Korda (b. ... Nicolás Massú at the 2004 Summer Olympics Nicolás Alejandro Massú Fried (born October 10, 1979), nicknamed Vampiro (Spanish for vampire) is a tennis player from Chile. ... Marcelo Ríos (center) receives a lifetime achievement award from the Chilean press Marcelo Andrés Ríos Mayorga (born December 26, 1975), nicknamed Chino (Chinese), was a Chilean professional tennis player (1994—2004), who became the first Latin American male to reach number one in singles. ... Timothy Henry Henman, OBE (born 6 September 1974 in Oxford) is an English tennis player. ... Simon Aspelin (born May 11, 1974 in Saltsjobaden) is a professional doubles player (tennis) from Sweden who turned professional in 1998. ... Jonas Björkman () is a Swedish professional male tennis player. ...


Major Career Wins

ATP Tour Singles Titles

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
1. 13 July 1998 Newport, USA Grass Flag of South Africa Neville Godwin 6-3, 6-2

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ATP Tour Doubles Titles

Year 1 2 3 4 5 6
1997 Beijing Chennai Montreal New Haven Prague Singapore
1998 Chennai Doha Dubai Paris Indoor Rome Shanghai
1999 Newport Chennai French Open Wimbledon
2000 Tokyo Orlando
2001 Atlanta Cincinnati Houston French Open
2002 Chennai Mallorca
2003 Dubai Gstaad Delray Beach
2004 Toronto Gstaad Halle Delray Beach
2005 Bangkok Monte Carlo Barcelona
2006 's-Hertogenbosch US Open
2007 Indian Wells Rotterdam

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Men's Doubles (Grand Slams)

Year Championship Partnering Opponent in Final Score in Final
1999 French Open Flag of India Mahesh Bhupathi Flag of Croatia Goran Ivanišević
Flag of United States Jeff Tarango
6-2, 7-5
1999 Wimbledon Flag of India Mahesh Bhupathi Flag of Netherlands Paul Haarhuis
Flag of United States Jared Palmer
6-7, 6-3, 6-4, 7-6
2001 French Open Flag of India Mahesh Bhupathi Flag of Czech Republic Petr Pala
Flag of Czech Republic Pavel Vizner
7-6, 6-3
2006 U.S. Open Flag of Czech Republic Martin Damm Flag of Sweden Jonas Bjorkman
Flag of Belarus Max Mirnyi
6-7, 6-4, 6-3

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Mixed Doubles (Grand Slams)

Year Championship Partnering Opponent in Final Score in Final
1999 Wimbledon Flag of United States Martina Navaratilova Flag of Sweden Jonas Bjorkman
Flag of Russia Anna Kournikova
6-4, 3-6, 6-3
2003 Australian Open Flag of United States Martina Navaratilova Flag of Australia Todd Woodbridge
Flag of Greece Eleni Daniilidou
6-4, 7-5
2003 Wimbledon Flag of United States Lisa Raymond Flag of Israel Andy Ram
Flag of Russia Anastassia Rodionova
6-3, 6-3

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Controversies

Leander Paes and his off and on partnership with fellow Indian tennis player Mahesh Bhupathi draws constant media attention [26][27][28] in their home country India. In the 2006 Asian Games, a loss to the Chinese Taipei in the team event led Leander to question Bhupathi's commitment to Team India [29]. He has however recently stated in an interview that he remains friends with Mahesh Bhupathi, even though he is not considering pairing with his former team mate at present [30]. The 15th Asian Games, officially known as the XV Asiad, is Asias Olympic-style sporting event that was held in Doha, Qatar from December 1 to December 15, 2006. ...


Notes

  1. ^ ATP (2006-05-28). Leander Paes - Player Profile. Retrieved on 2007-05-28.
  2. ^ Debasmita Chanda. Leander Paes - India's Tennis Pride. Retrieved on 2007-05-28.
  3. ^ Gulu Ezekiel. KD Jadhav - Man of Bronze. Retrieved on 2007-06-01.
  4. ^ Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India. LIST OF RAJIV GANDHI KHEL RATNA AWARD WINNERS. Retrieved on 2007-05-28.
  5. ^ ATP Tennis. Rankings History. Retrieved on 2007-06-01.
  6. ^ REUTERS (1998-07-13). Paes picks up first ATP singles crown. Retrieved on 2007-06-01.
  7. ^ ATP Tennis. Official Tournament Draw. Retrieved on 2007-06-01.
  8. ^ ATP Tennis. Officiela Tournament Draw, New Haven. Retrieved on 2007-05-28.
  9. ^ ATP Tennis (1998-08-21). Paes sends Sampras packing. Retrieved on 2007-06-01.
  10. ^ ATP Tennis. Rankings History. Retrieved on 2007-06-01.
  11. ^ www.gamesinfo.com.au. Tennis results. Retrieved on 2007-06-01.
  12. ^ PTI. (2006-08-06). Anju to carry flag at Athens. Retrieved on 2007-06-01.
  13. ^ Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India (2001-01-26). Civilian Awards announced on January 26, 2001. Retrieved on 2007-05-28.
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Rediff On The NeT: Transcript of the Leander Paes Chat (5081 words)
LEANDER PAES (Tue Sep 24 21:31:40 1996 IST):
LEANDER PAES (Tue Sep 24 21:34:46 1996 IST):
LEANDER PAES (Tue Sep 24 21:37:51 1996 IST):
Leander Paes (499 words)
Leander Paes was a part of the professional circuit and started representing India in the Davis Cup fixtures from 1991.
Leander`s mother, Jennifer Paes, represented Indian in basketball and was also the captain of the Indian team in the 1980 Asian Basketball Championships.
For his great contribution to Indian tennis, Leander was conferred upon with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award in the year 1996-1997.Some years in later on in 2001, the prestigious Padma Shri award was also bestowed upon him.
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