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Paes story: Seven-up Leander has Olympic Games in blood

Paes story: Seven-up Leander has Olympic Games in blood

Despite his fondness for playing for India, it has not always been an easy ride for Paes.

2016 Rio Games: Leander Paes, Mahesh Bhupathi will not reunite in Olympics

2016 Rio Games: Leander Paes, Mahesh Bhupathi will not reunite in Olympics

Both Paes and Bhupathi cannot make it to the Olympics as individuals or as a team because of their rankings.

Leander Paes-Mahesh Bhupathi might reunite for Rio Olympics 2016: Report

Leander Paes-Mahesh Bhupathi might reunite for Rio Olympics 2016: Report

For London Olympics 2012, Bhupathi refused to pair up with Paes, post which they were not on talking terms for several years.

Maria Sharapova drug confession: Sania Mirza backs Russian, says it was gutsy of her to make announcement

Maria Sharapova drug confession: Sania Mirza backs Russian, says it was gutsy of her to make announcement

In her defense, Sharapova said she has been taking the medicine mildronate since 2006 for a magnesium deficiency.

Hand-eye coordination of Indian players is amazing, says Sania Mirza on doubles success

Hand-eye coordination of Indian players is amazing, says Sania Mirza on doubles success

Sania and Hingis pair would next hope to maintain their winning streak at the French Open in May.

Delhi Open: Veteran tennis ace Mahesh Bhupathi wins first title in 3 years

Delhi Open: Veteran tennis ace Mahesh Bhupathi wins first title in 3 years

Bhupathi and Bhambri won 6-3, 4-6, 10-5 against defending champions Saketh Myneni and Sanam Singh.

WATCH: Sania Mirza, Sachin Tendulkar's spine-tingling national anthem video for 67th Republic Day

WATCH: Sania Mirza, Sachin Tendulkar's spine-tingling national anthem video for 67th Republic Day

The video also features Bhutia, Sushil, Dhanraj, Narang, Bhupathi and Gavaskar.  ​

Australian Open: Mahesh Bhupathi moves to second round but Leander Paes faces shock exit

Australian Open: Mahesh Bhupathi moves to second round but Leander Paes faces shock exit

It was Bhupathi's third competitive event since bowing out of 2015 Wimbledon championships.

Rohan Bopanna refused to play with me this year in lead up to Rio Olympics: Leander Paes

Rohan Bopanna refused to play with me this year in lead up to Rio Olympics: Leander Paes

The 42-year-old tennis ace said that he is hopeful that he will get a chance to pair up with Sania Mirza at Rio Olympics 2016.

Leander Paes hopes no politics will be played over 2016 Rio Olympics selection

Leander Paes hopes no politics will be played over 2016 Rio Olympics selection

Paes said dirty politics was played in the run-up to 2012 Olympics and it should not happen this time around.

My pairing with Rohan Bopanna​ best medal prospect at Rio: Leander​ Paes

My pairing with Rohan Bopanna​ best medal prospect at Rio: Leander​ Paes

Four years back in London Olympics, Paes had to partner Vishnu Vardhan and they lost in the second round.

WATCH: Roger Federer's 'Mogambo khush hua' Dubsmash will make your day!

WATCH: Roger Federer's 'Mogambo khush hua' Dubsmash will make your day!

Interestingly, Federer's video featured Virat Kohli and Mahesh Bhupathi as well. 

Rafael Nadal-Roger Federer's IPTL show behind the mike!

Rafael Nadal-Roger Federer's IPTL show behind the mike!

The two legends were jovial and sharp-witted, sending down some verbal aces while engaging in light-hearted banter.

IPTL 2015: Novak Djokovic pulls out of second season due to fatigue

IPTL 2015: Novak Djokovic pulls out of second season due to fatigue

Murray was a part of the Manila Mavericks (re-christened Philippine Mavericks in season two) in the inaugural edition.

I really tried hard to get Leander Paes in IPTL last year: Mahesh Bhupathi

I really tried hard to get Leander Paes in IPTL last year: Mahesh Bhupathi

Bhupathi said that last season's experience has made him and the IPTL management wiser and he hoped the tournament to do better this year.

Looking forward to IPTL 2: Mahesh Bhupathi

Looking forward to IPTL 2: Mahesh Bhupathi

Bhupathi feels IPTL is growing slowly.

It's not far when 'Next Gen' will carry mantle from us: Leander Paes

It's not far when 'Next Gen' will carry mantle from us: Leander Paes

Indian tennis icon, Leander Paes said it's a matter of time that the next generation will take over the mantle from them.

Regret leaving Czech Republic: Martina Navratilova

Regret leaving Czech Republic: Martina Navratilova

In 1981, an 18-year-old Navratilova defected Communist Czechoslovakia to become a US citizen.