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8 hrs ago | The Telegraph

Want to go out like Ali, Pele: Paes

Bangalore: Leander Paes on Monday once again iterated his wish to play in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016, saying he would like to bid adieu to the game on a high note. "Winning a medal at Rio would give me a chance to go out on a high from the game.

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Yesterday | The Times of India

Davis Cup: Serbia beat India 3-2 in World Group play-off

Yuki Bhambri reacts after loosing a point during the Davis Cup World Group play-off tie match against Filip Krajinovic of Serbia at The KLSTA Stadium. BANGALORE: India's agonising wait to return to the World Group continued as the hosts lost 2-3 to Serbia in the rain-hit playoff tie after Yuki Bhambri surrendered tamely in the decisive fifth rubber against Filip Karjinovic here on Monday.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Davis Cup, Tennis, Tennis Players, Somdev Devvarman, Leander Paes

Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Indian Express

Leander Paes-Rohan Bopanna gave me the inspiration, says Somdev Devvarman

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. "Huge.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, More Sports, Somdev Devvarman, Leander Paes, Tennis, Davis Cup

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Newindpress

Paes-Bopanna Magic Keeps India Alive as Hosts Pull One Back

Bengaluru India's doubles partner Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna celebrates after winning a point against Serbia's I Bozoljac and N Zimonjic during the World Group play off tie at KSLTA stadium in Bengaluru on Saturday. BANGALORE: Leander Paes yet again turned the clock back in company of Rohan Bopanna as the Indian duo recorded a dramatic come-from-behind 1-6 6-7 6 3 6-3 8-6 win over Serbian pair of Nenad Zimonjic and Ilija Bozoljac to keep home team's chances alive in the Davis Cup World Group play-off tie, here today.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Newkerala.com

Davis Cup: Serbia stroll to a 2-0 lead

India played the good hosts and lost both the singles to Serbia on the opening day of the Davis Cup World Group play-off tie here Friday. First up on court, Yuki Bhambri wasted chances galore, including a 4-1 lead in the third set, against Serbian No.1 player Dusan Lajovic who romped to 6-3, 6-2, 7-5, win in little over two hours.

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Mid-Day Mumbai

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

Bangalore : 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. Paes was furious when Bopanna decided to team up with another veteran star from the country, Mahesh Bhupathi after initially agreeing to play with him, leaving the Olympic medallist to combine with rookie Vishnu Vardhan.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Nerve News

Bopanna to receive Davis Cup Commitment Award

Bangalore, Sep 11 - Indian tennis star Rohan Bopanna will be awarded the Davis Cup Commitment Award here Saturday on the sidelines of the ongoing World Group play-off tie against Serbia, it was announced by International Tennis Federation Thursday. The ITF through its national associations, will present Davis Cup Commitment Awards during this weekend's 2014 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group and zone group ties.

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Nerve News

Paes, Sania, Bopanna to skip Asian Games

India's top tennis stars Leander Paes, Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna will skip the Asian Games to be held in the South Korean city of Incheon from Sep 19 to Oct 4. All India Tennis Association president Anil Khanna Wednesday said in a statement that Paes, Mirza and Bopanna were free to play Association of Tennis Professionals and Women's Tennis Association events which will help them in improving their rankings which will further enable them to take part in the year-ending tour finals. http://www.nerve.in/news:2535002402734 You can quote the permanent link above for a direct link to the story.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

Davis Cup: Leander Paes to play supporting role in doubles

Bangalore: At 41 and his 24th year in Davis Cup, Leander Paes has not lost any zest for tennis, especially doubles. And having gone through so many partners in his illustrious career, Paes is paired up again, for only the third time in Davis Cup, with Rohan Bopanna.

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DNA India

Davis Cup: Country versus self. The big distraction

Ahead of Davis Cup tie against Serbia, Paes joins Devvarman in deciding to skip Asian Games; calls it a question of 'bread and butter' 1. Indian Davis Cup team captain Anand Amritraj with players Leander Paes, Rohan Bopanna, Yuki Bhambri and Somdev Devvarman in Bangalore on Wednesday 2. India's doubles players Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna during a practice session at KSLTA stadium in Bangalore on Wednesday At a time when the tennis fraternity in general and the All India Tennis Association in particular ought to throw their weight behind our Davis Cup team, what we have is an interesting conundrum at work. Believe it or not, no one's talking about the World Group playoff tie between India and Serbia starting here on Friday.

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Rediff.com

Paes, grand old man of Indian tennis ready to shoulder responsibility

Commenting on Somdev Devvarman's comment that the tie could hinge on doubles outcome, the 41 year-old will partner with Rohan Bopanna and said that he was ready to take the pressure. "The tie will be intriguing.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Newindpress

Djokovic to Play Davis Cup Tie in India

BANGALORE: World No.1 Novak Djokovic will lead Serbia against India in the Davis Cup World Group playoff here Sep 12-14, the International Tennis Federation confirmed on its website Tuesday.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Nerve News

Sania advances in US Open women, mixed doubles

It was a great day for Sania Mirza as she made it to the quarter-finals of women's doubles and the semi-final of mixed doubles at the US Open tennis event here.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Outlook

Bopanna-Srebotnik in Mixed Doubles Quarters of US Open

India's Rohan Bopanna and his Slovenian partner Katrina Srebotnik sailed into the US Open mixed doubles quarterfinals after a comprehensive straight-set win in their second-round match here.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Nerve News

Paes-Cara, Bopanna-Katarina advance in US Open mixed doubles

India's Leander Paes and his Zimbabwean partner Cara Black, seeded third, along with the sixth seeds Rohan Bopanna and his Slovenian teammate Katarina Srebotnik advanced to the second round of the mixed doubles at the US Open here.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Nerve News

Bopanna-Qureshi suffer first round defeat in US Open

India's Rohan Bopanna and his Pakistani partner Aisam Qureshi suffered a first round defeat in the men's doubles of the US Open tennis here at the Flushing Meadows.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Daniele Bracciali, Tennis Players, Andreas Seppi, Mikhail Kukushkin, Feliciano Lopez

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Outlook

Sania-Cara to Open US Open Campaign Against Karolina-Kristyna

India's Sania Mirza and her Zimbabwean partner Cara Black were today seeded third in the womne's doubles event of the US Open and they will open their campaign against Czech pair of Karolina Pliskova and Kristyna Pliskova.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

World Tennis Magazine

Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi: Understand and Fight Prejudice

The greatest humanitarian tennis has ever known was Arthur Ashe. In current times, this title may be bestowed to Aisam Ul-Haq Qureshi, a doubles specialist from Pakistan who is a two-time winner of the ATP World Tour's "Arthur Ashe Humanitarian Award."

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DNA India

Riteish Deshmukh takes the ice bucket challenge

After Hollywood celebs like Cara Delevingne, Eva Longoria, Mark Zuckerberg, Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez and Bill Gates, the ice bucket challenge bug has now bitten Bollywood with actor Riteish Deshmukh accepted Sania Mirza's challenge and going through with it.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Times of India

Gurgaon executives take up ice bucket challenge

GURGAON: To raise awareness about ALS , nearly 10 executives of a private company took part in the ice bucket challenge on Tuesday evening.

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