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Leander Paes

A Tennis Legend

Leander Paes, India's Tennis legend, was born in Goa on June 17,1973 and was brought up in Kolkata. At one time he captured the 1990 Wimbledon Junior title and was ranked as the No.1 junior player in the world.

He teamed up with Mahesh Bhupathi to form the Indian doubles dream team. Together, in 1999 they won the French Open and Wimbledon and also entered the finals of the two other Grand Slam Tournaments; the Australian and US Opens.

Updated on 19th December, 2005


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