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Selectors need to decide on direction they want to move: Oza

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 17:41

The AITA secretary Bharat Oza today made it clear that the national selection committee needs to take a call on whether they would like to "go backwards" after veterans Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes announced their availability for the Davis Cup tie at home against Serbia.

Bopanna moves to 12th; Somdev and Yuki unchanged

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 18:20

Following his title win at the ATP Dubai 500 event, India`s Rohan Bopanna on Monday jumped four places to 12th in the latest doubles ranking chart.

Let`s shift the focus away from Leander and Mahesh now: Somdev

Last Updated: Monday, February 03, 2014, 14:43

With India`s recent Davis Cup triumph against Chinese Taipei coming without the experience of Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi, the country`s numero uno singles player Somdev Devvarman feels it is time that the focus shifts from the veteran duo to the youngsters.

Davis Cup: After Chinese Tapei clean-sweep, India meet South Korea in 2nd round

Last Updated: Monday, February 03, 2014, 09:14

The current Indian Davis Cup team oozes confidence. The 5-0 whitewash of the visiting Chinese Taipei side tells a story, that of young Indian tennis players arriving for the occasion. Indian tennis, for quite a long time, has been the story of Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi.

Country should always come first: Vijay Amritraj

Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 19:17

Legendary Vijay Amritraj feels that playing for the national flag is an ultimate honour for any player and Davis Cup should always remain a priority for any professional tennis player.

Paes, Gopichand get Padma Bhushan; Yuvraj Padma Shri

Last Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014, 09:34

Tennis star Leander Paes and badminton player-turned-coach Pullela Gopichand were on Saturday selected for the prestigious Padma Bhushan awards while cricketer Yuvraj Singh was among the seven sportspersons chosen for this year`s Padma Shri award.

Paes-Stepanek knocked out of Australian Open

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 22:47

Veteran Indian tennis ace Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek were knocked out of the Australian Open men`s doubles competition after going down in straight sets in the quarterfinal here today.

Paes, Sania, Bopanna advance to Australian Open quarterfinals

Last Updated: Monday, January 20, 2014, 17:02

Leander Paes emerged victorious in a tight mixed doubles contest against Mahesh Bhupathi to advance to the quarterfinals while Sania Mirza stormed into the last-eight stage in her two events at the Australian Open here on Monday.

Australian Open: Paes advances in mixed, men`s doubles; Bopanna-Qureshi knocked out

Last Updated: Sunday, January 19, 2014, 22:59

It was a fruitful day for veteran Indian star Leander Paes, who sailed into the quarterfinals of the men`s doubles with Czech partner Radek Stepanek, besides making the second round of the mixed doubles with Slovakia`s Daniela Hantuchova at the Australian Open, here today.

Australian Open 2014: Paes-Stepanek in third round, play Bhambri-Venus

Last Updated: Saturday, January 18, 2014, 12:19

India`s Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek Saturday entered the third round of the men`s doubles at the Australian Open, easily defeating Italian Daniele Bracciali and Ukranian Alexander Dolgopolov 6-1, 6-4.

Yuki-Venus shock 10th seeds; Paes-Stepanek march to 2nd round

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 12:33

Wild card entrants Yuki Bhambri and Michael Venus created a big upset by dumping 10th seeded Jean-Julien Rojer and Horia Tecau out of the Australian Open while Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek scored an easy straight sets win, here Friday.

Bopanna-Qureshi in semis, Paes-Stepanek crash out of Sydney International

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 13:58

Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi progressed to the semifinals of the Sydney International but Leander Paes failed to rescue his 2014 season from a poor start as he crashed out in the first round with Czech partner Radek Stepanek.