Rhea Pillai's new beau threatened my life: Leander Paes
Rhea Pillai's new beau threatened my life: Leander Paes

The Leander Paes – Rhea Pillai case has now reached murkier waters. The tennis star has reportedly lodged a police complaint with the police stating that his and his daughter's lives are under threat.

Paes-Bopanna ousted from Japan Open
Paes-Bopanna ousted from Japan Open

Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna, who recently recorded a memorable Davis Cup win, crashed out of the Japan Open following a straight set defeat against Ivan Dodig and Marcelo Melo, here today.

Yuki needs to add another 20kms to his serve: Anand Amritraj
Yuki needs to add another 20kms to his serve: Anand Amritraj

India's Davis Cup skipper Anand Amritraj says Yuki Bhambri must utilise his big frame to send down booming serves if he wants to fare better in his tennis career.

Kei Nishikori triumphs in Malaysian Open
Kei Nishikori triumphs in Malaysian Open

Japan`s rising tennis star Kei Nishikori clinched his first Malaysian Open title on Sunday after taming France`s Julien Benneteau in two tightly fought sets.

Asian Games gives youngsters chance to shine: Leander Paes
Asian Games gives youngsters chance to shine: Leander Paes

Vetern tennis star Leander Paes on Thursday said Indian youngsters have a good opportunity to shine at the Asian Games in Incheon in the absence of top players.

India aiming to make mark with big medal haul at 2014 Asian Games
India aiming to make mark with big medal haul at 2014 Asian Games

Bolstered by a better-than-expected performance in the Commonwealth Games, Indian athletes would now look to assert themselves against the sporting might of continental powerhouses such as China and Japan in the 17th Asian Games commencing here tomorrow.

I want to leave the game on a high like Pele, Mohammad Ali: Leander Paes
I want to leave the game on a high like Pele, Mohammad Ali: Leander Paes

Indian tennis legend Leander Paes says he aspires to exit from the game just like global icons Pele and Mohammad Ali who bid adieu to their respective sports when they were at the pinnacle of their careers.

Lee-Bopanna doubles match inspired me, says Somdev Devverman
Lee-Bopanna doubles match inspired me, says Somdev Devverman

 Somdev Devvarman on Sunday said the sterling comeback doubles match of Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna inspired him to go out and win the crucial first reverse singles game for India and keep the nation's hopes alive in the Davis Cup World Group Playoff tie against Serbia here.

Best Davis Cup comeback win for me: Leander Paes
Best Davis Cup comeback win for me: Leander Paes

Veteran Indian tennis star Leander Paes on Saturday said that the dramatic victory he pulled off along with partner Rohan Bopanna against formidable Serbians was the best comeback effort of his Davis Cup career.

Davis Cup: India clinch doubles to stay alive against Serbia
Davis Cup: India clinch doubles to stay alive against Serbia

Veteran Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna won the crucial doubles on Saturday to keep India afloat in the Davis Cup World Group play-off tie against Serbia in Bangalore on Saturday.

Rohan Bopanna is open to playing with Leander Paes at 2016 Rio Olympics
Rohan Bopanna is open to playing with Leander Paes at 2016 Rio Olympics

India's doubles star Rohan Bopanna says the bitterness that had developed between him and Leander Paes in the build-up to the 2012 London Games is "long gone and over" and he was not averse to the idea of pairing with his senior compatriot for the Rio Olympics if there are no fitness issues.

Yuki Bhambri to start India's Davis Cup campaign against Serbia
Yuki Bhambri to start India's Davis Cup campaign against Serbia

Yuki Bhambri will open India's Davis Cup campaign against Serbia, drawn against visiting side's number two player Dusan Lajovic for the first singles match of the World Group playoff tie, beginning here Friday.

Davis Cup: Devvarman to lead India against Djokovic-less Serbia
Davis Cup: Devvarman to lead India against Djokovic-less Serbia

Somdev Devvarman will lead India against the visiting Serbia as the Asian giants attempt to return to the World Group for the 2015 season. India last qualified for the 16-team elite group three years ago.

Paes, Mirza, Bopanna skip Asian Games to focus on  professional circuit
Paes, Mirza, Bopanna skip Asian Games to focus on professional circuit

Indian tennis stars Leander Paes, Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna will skip the Asian Games being held in the South Korean city of Incheon from Sep 19 to Oct 4, to focus on the professional circuit.

Davis Cup: Leander Paes says ready to take responsibility yet again
Davis Cup: Leander Paes says ready to take responsibility yet again

India's ace tennis player Leander Paes today said that he was yet again ready to take the responsibility of playing a crucial role in the Davis Cup World playoff tie against Serbia which begins on Friday.

Leander Paes slides to lowest rank in 11 years
Leander Paes slides to lowest rank in 11 years

The failure to defend his US Open title cost Leander Paes dear as the veteran Indian tennis star today suffered a 23-place loss to slip to 35, his worst ranking in 11 years.

Davis Cup: We have done well in Djokovic's absence, says Serbia's Bozoljac
Davis Cup: We have done well in Djokovic's absence, says Serbia's Bozoljac

Serbia's Illija Bozoljac on Monday said that their team has the ability to perform well despite world No 1 Novak Djokovic's absence in the upcoming Davis Cup World Group play-off tie against India to be played from September 12 to 14 at KSLTA stadium here.

India in Davis Cup - down memory lane
India in Davis Cup - down memory lane

India have had their share of romance with the Davis Cup, having been runners-up thrice -- in 1966, 1974 and 1987. Their best-ever performance was probably in 1966 when they beat Brazil in Kolkata. Ramanathan Krishnan defeated southpaw and World No.12 Thomaz Koch in five sets to clinch the Inter-Zonal final 3-2, and put India in the now-defunct Challenge Round where they lost to Australia.

India will have edge in Novak Djokovic's absence: Anand Amritraj
India will have edge in Novak Djokovic's absence: Anand Amritraj

India's Davis Cup captain Anand Amritraj on Sunday said his side can beat the formidable Serbians if world number one Novak Djokovic give the World Group play-off tie a miss.

Leander Paes confirmed for Davis Cup tie against Serbia:  Anand Amritraj
Leander Paes confirmed for Davis Cup tie against Serbia: Anand Amritraj

Veteran star Leander Paes is set to combine with Rohan Bopanna for the doubles rubber during the Davis Cup tie against Serbia, Indian captain Anand Amritraj confirmed Sunday but he says nothing has been decided on the Asian Games squad as yet.