The phenomenon that's Leander Paes

The following is a factfile of Indian tennis ace Leander Paes, who has won his 17th Grand Slam title. Paes won the Olympic bronze medallist in 1996. Despite having won only one career title in his singles career, Paes has a phenomenal record in the doubles. His total doubles career titles is 55 and his mixed career title is 9.

Leander Paes factfile

Paes records

  • » Olympic bronze medallist in 1996
  • » Career titles -- Singles: 1; Doubles: 55
  • » Mixed Doubles: Career titles: 9.
  • » Recent victories: Mixed doubles: Australian Open 2015, Wimbledon 2015, US Open 2015.
  • » 1999: Wimbledon/Grass, partner Lisa Raymond beat Anna Kournikova and Jonas Bjorkman
  • » 2003: Australian Open/Hard, partner Martina Navratilova beat Eleni Daniilidou and Todd Woodbridge.
  • » 2003: Wimbledon/Grass, partner Martina Navratilova beat Anastassia Rodionova and Andy Ram.
  • » 2008: US Open/Hard, partner Cara Black beat Liezel Huber and Jamie Murray.
  • » 2010: Australian Open/Hard, partner Cara Black beat Ekaterina Makarova and Jaroslav Levinsky.
  • » 2010: Wimbledon/Grass, partner Cara Black beat Lisa Raymond and Wesley Moodie.
  • » 2015: Australian Open partner Martina Hingis; Wimbledon, partner Martina Hingis; US Open partner Martina Hingis
  • » 1999: French Open/Clay, partner Mahesh Bhupathi beat Goran Ivanisevic and Jeff Tarango
  • » 1999: Wimbledon/Grass, partner Mahesh Bhupathi beat Paul Haarhuis and Jared Palmer.
  • » 2001: French Open/Clay, partner Mahesh Bhupathi beat Petr Pala and Pavel Vizner.
  • » 2006: US Open/Hard, partner Martin Damm beat Jonas Bjorkman and Max Mirnyi.
  • » 2009: French Open/Clay, partner Lukas Dlouhy beat Wesley Moodie and Dick Norman.
  • » 2009: US Open/Hard, partner Lukas Dlouhy beat Mahesh Bhupathi and Mark Knowles.
  • » 2012: Australian Open/Hard, partner Radek Stepanek beat Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan.
  • » 2013: US Open/Hard, partner Radek Stepanek beat Alexander Peya and Bruno Soares.

>Paes-Hingis win US Open mixed doubles title

Paes now has nine Grand Slam mixed doubles titles, surpassing compatriot and former partner Mahesh Bhupathi’s record of eight

>I have guts to go after my goals: Paes

Soon after he won his historic U.S. Open title, Paes said more than the technique it is his never-say-die spirit that has got him success.

>Paes wins 16th Grand Slam title at Wimbledon

Seventh seed Indo-Swiss pair drubbed the fifth seed Austrian-Hungarian team 6-1 6-1 in the lop-sided summit clash which was over in just 40 minutes.

>A century of men’s doubles partners now for Paes

When Paes took court with Marcel Granollers at the Aegon Open in Nottingham, on Wednesday, the Spaniard was his 100th partner.

>Paes-Bhupathi combine magic works

Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi joining hands — in tune with the wishes of their thousands of fans and friends — to once again conquer the ATP tour does not seem likely in the near future. It could also never happen at all.

>Paes-Bhupathi pair named World champion

The International Tennis Federation on Tuesday named Indians Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi as its men's doubles World champions. Paes and Bhupathi reached the finals of all four Grand Slam events, winning the French Open and Wimbledon, and also finished 1999 as World No. 1 pair.

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