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Sports Minister Vijay Goel offers to play peacemaker in Leander Paes, Mahesh Bhupathi war

Sports Minister Vijay Goel offers to play peacemaker in Leander Paes, Mahesh Bhupathi war

Paes had accused Bhupathi of being disrespectful towards him by not telling him that he would not be in the playing squad for the tie, while Bhupathi had asserted that he never promised a certain spot to Paes.

From leaked WhatsApp conversation to stinging Facebook posts, Mahesh Bhupathi – Leander Paes saga gets dirtier

From leaked WhatsApp conversation to stinging Facebook posts, Mahesh Bhupathi – Leander Paes saga gets dirtier

In their chat, Bhupathi is seen categorically telling Paes that he was still undecided about the combination but logically Rohan Bopanna would suit the conditions in Bengaluru.

Stay out if you don't like our functioning: Mahesh Bhupathi rips apart sulking Leander Paes in emotional post

Stay out if you don't like our functioning: Mahesh Bhupathi rips apart sulking Leander Paes in emotional post

The former Davis Cupper tersely pointed out that Paes had his own definition of "respect" and also claimed that the winner of 18 Grand Slams never always walked the talk when it came to disciplinary issues.

Davis Cup: Mahesh Bhupathi drops Leander Paes from squad, Rohan Bopanna to partner Sriram Balaji

Davis Cup: Mahesh Bhupathi drops Leander Paes from squad, Rohan Bopanna to partner Sriram Balaji

Bopanna and Balaji will feature in the doubles match against Farrukh Dustov and Sanjar Fayziev. 

Davis Cup: 3 singles and 1 doubles player is preference as of now, says Mahesh Bhupathi

Davis Cup: 3 singles and 1 doubles player is preference as of now, says Mahesh Bhupathi

AITA chose a six-member squad that includes both Paes and Bopanna, and left it on Bhupathi to pick his preferred final four.

Aus Open, mixed doubles final: Sania Mirza-Ivan Dodig stunned by Abigail Spears and Juan Sebastian Cabal

Aus Open, mixed doubles final: Sania Mirza-Ivan Dodig stunned by Abigail Spears and Juan Sebastian Cabal

It is second runners-up finish for Sania and Dodig together after losing the final of the 2016 French Open.

Leander Paes rules out retirement, says his comments were misread

Leander Paes rules out retirement, says his comments were misread

Paes and Brazilian Andre Sa began the 2017 season with a defeat against Indian team of Purav Raja and Divij Sharan in the opening round on Wednesday night.

'No issues' with Hesh but Leander drops retirement hints

'No issues' with Hesh but Leander drops retirement hints

Asked if he will think of retiring if he gets to record 43rd Davis Cup win, Paes replied:"You will see."

Anand Amritraj calls Mahesh Bhupathi's appointment as Davis Cup captain a bitter-sweet decision

Anand Amritraj calls Mahesh Bhupathi's appointment as Davis Cup captain a bitter-sweet decision

Amritraj had taken over as captain from SP Misra in 2013 after leading players revolted against the way AITA was handling Davis Cup issues.

Rohan Bopanna dropped from India's Davis Cup squad, Saketh Myneni to partner Leander Paes

Rohan Bopanna dropped from India's Davis Cup squad, Saketh Myneni to partner Leander Paes

Earlier, Indian tennis legend Mahesh Bhupathi was named the new non-playing captain of the Davis Cup team.

Mahesh Bhupathi named India's new non-playing captain of Davis Cup team, AITA bids farewell to Anand Amritraj

Mahesh Bhupathi named India's new non-playing captain of Davis Cup team, AITA bids farewell to Anand Amritraj

Multiple Grand Slam winner Bhupathi was the hot favourite the moment AITA decided to replace Amritraj.

IPTL 2016: Mahesh Bhupathi confirms Hyderabad as venue for India leg, finals

IPTL 2016: Mahesh Bhupathi confirms Hyderabad as venue for India leg, finals

Bhupathi said all four IPTL teams would be playing at the Gachibowli stadium on December 9 and 10, followed by the IPTL finals on December 11.

Was never a case of right or wrong between me and Mahesh Bhupathi: Leander Paes

Was never a case of right or wrong between me and Mahesh Bhupathi: Leander Paes

Paes and Bhupati have together won three Grand Slam titles, while Paes has also won an Olympic Bronze medal at the 1996 Atlanta Games.

Lara Dutta's latest picture with kids captures 'deep conversations about life'!

Lara Dutta's latest picture with kids captures 'deep conversations about life'!

Former Miss Universe Lara Dutta is full of grace and elegance. The beauty queen is not just a talented movie star but also is a full-time mother to little daughter Saira.

It is inexcusable that Leander Paes reached Rio a day before doubles match: Mahesh Bhupathi

It is inexcusable that Leander Paes reached Rio a day before doubles match: Mahesh Bhupathi

While several fans were left disappointed, Bhupathi too gave Paes a piece of his mouth for his late arrival at the biggest sporting spectacle.

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.