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One team for the Olympics: AITA

Last Updated: Thursday, June 21, 2012, 09:29
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One team for the Olympics: AITAZeenews Sports Bureau

New Delhi: All India Tennis Association is likely to announce one team for the men’s doubles tennis team for the Olympics on Thursday after Leander Paes had threatened to withdraw from the London Olympics if he was asked to pair up with a player ranked 207/306 in the world.

ALSO READ: Paes threatens to pull out» | AITA defers decision on Olympic combination till Thursday»

AITA President Anil Khanna said, "We are trying to find a solution. We are taking guidance from the government and senior people”. He further said, “"We have spoken to all 3 players (Leader Paes, Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna) and exploring all possibilities. The situation has changed with Leander`s views today".



The All India Tennis Association President also stated that there is no longer an option of sending two teams for the London Olympics.

First Published: Wednesday, June 20, 2012, 23:17

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