गोवा: लिएंडर पेस और नफीसा अली सीएम ममता बनर्जी की मौजूदगी में तृणमूल कांग्रेस में हुए शामिल

दिग्गज टेनिस खिलाड़ी लिएंडर पेस और अभिनेत्री नफीसा अली पश्चिम बंगाल की मुख्यमंत्री ममता बनर्जी की मौजूदगी में गोवा में शुक्रवार को तृणमूल कांग्रेस में शामिल हो गए। बता दें कि, 2004 के लोकसभा चुनाव में नफीसा अली ने दक्षिण कोलकाता संसदीय क्षेत्र से बनर्जी के खिलाफ चुनाव लड़ा था, लेकिन वो हार गई थीं। … Read more

Leander Paes, Nafisa Ali join Trinamool Congress in Goa in Mamata Banerjee’s presence

Veteran tennis player Leander Paes and actor Nafisa Ali on Friday joined the Trinamool Congress in Goa in the presence of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. Interestingly, Nafisa Ali had unsuccessfully contested against Banerjee from South Kolkata parliamentary constituency in the 2004 Lok Sabha elections. The official Twitter handle of the Trinamool Congress shared … Read more

मुझसे जलने वाले मेरी छवि को नुकसान पहुंचाना चाहते हैं: लिएंडर पेस

टेनिस में शानदार उपलब्धियां हासिल करने के बावजूद विवाद लिएंडर पेस के जीवन का हिस्सा रहे हैं और इस स्टार खिलाड़ी ने कहा कि यह उनसे जलने वाले कुछ प्रतिद्वंद्वियों के झूठे प्रचार के अलावा कुछ नहीं है। ओलंपिक हो, एशियाई खेल या डेविस कप, पेस जब भी बड़े मंच पर भारतीय टीम से खेलते … Read more

ओलंपिक के मिक्‍सड डबल्‍स में भाग नहीं ले पाने पर लिएंडर पेस ने कहा- भारत ने सर्वश्रेष्‍ठ टीम नहीं भेजी

ओलिंपिक की मिश्रित युगल स्पर्धा में हिस्सा नहीं ले पाने की कड़वाहट अब भी लिएंडर पेस के मन में है और इस अनुभवी भारतीय स्टार ने कहा कि भारत ने रियो ओलिंपिक में इस स्पर्धा के लिए अपनी सर्वश्रेष्ठ टीम नहीं भेजी थी। भाषा की खबर के अनुसार, खेलों से पहले मिश्रित युगल में अपने … Read more

Few jealous competitors want to tarnish my reputation: Leander Paes

His monumental achievements notwithstanding, controversies keep chasing Leander Paes but the marathon man of Indian tennis says they are nothing more than false propaganda initiated by a few of his “highly jealous” competitors. Paes did not take any names but said the negativity that is being built around his name in recent times, is a … Read more

Blow to India’s tennis hopes in men’s doubles event, Paes-Bopanna out in opening round

Leander Paes’s dreams of winning a second Olympic medal went up in smoke as he and Rohan Bopanna made an inglorious exit in the opening round of the men’s doubles competition, losing in straight sets to the Polish pair of Marcin Matkowski and Lukasz Kubot 4-6 6-7 (6-8) here today. Also Read | Will personal ego … Read more

Will personal ego crush India’s medal hopes in Rio too?

A fair share of controversies rattled Indian tennis in the run-up to the Olympics with Leander Paes in the middle of storm but it also carries the country’s medal hopes from the mixed doubles pairing of Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna when the event gets underway in the 31st Olympics Games here tomorrow. A potential … Read more

Paes to partner Nadal at Paris Masters tennis

Tennis veteran Leander Paes will partner Spanish great Rafael Nadal in the men’s doubles at the $3,629,033 Paris Masters, to be played on the indoor hard courts of the Palais Omnisports in Bercy next week. Paes, partnering Polish Lukasz Kubot, lost his doubles quarter-final match at the Valencia Open on Thursday, but will now look … Read more

India congratulate legend Leander Paes on creating history

Indian tennis legend, Leander Paes, on Saturday won the mixed doubles finals at the US Open tennis championship. this was the 42-year-old player’s ninth grand slam title in mixed doubles, beating his former doubles partner, Mahesh Bhupati’s record of eight grand slam titles. With nine Grand Slam mixed doubles titles, Paes is now only behind the … Read more

Wimbledon 2015: Sumit Nagal wins junior boys’ doubles title, adds to India’s rich haul

India’s Sumit Nagal has entered the history books as only the sixth from the country to win a Grand Slam junior title after he and his Vietnamese partner Nam Hoang Ly beat fourth seeds Reilly Opelka and Akira Santillan 7 -6(4), 6-4 to win the junior boys’ doubles title at Wimbledon on Sunday. The match lasted just … Read more

Paes wins mixed doubles title with Hingis to make it a golden Wimbledon 2015 for India

India’s Leander Paes won his 16th Grand Slam title on Sunday at Wimbledon when along with his partner Martina Hingis, he demolished the Austrian-Hungarian fifth-seeded combination of Alexander Peya and Timea Babos 6-1, 6-1 in mixed doubles final. This is now 42-year-old Paes’ eighth mixed doubles major title, and his second with Martina Hingis, with … Read more

Wimbledon 2015: Top seeds Sania-Hingis cruise through to semifinals

The Indian-Swiss top-seeded pair of Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis reached the semifinals of the women’s doubles at Wimbledon on Wednesday when they beat Australia’s Casey Dellacqua and Kazakhstan’s Yaroslava Shvedova in straight sets 7-5, 6-3. Mirza and Hingis, who have had an unbelievable run this year as a fresh pair, had earlier taken just … Read more

Wimbledon 2015: Sania and Paes are in the right space to add titles this year

By Ashish Maggo What a perfect start it has been to Wimbledon 2015! No rain and clear sunshine have been the themes of the first week at the All-England Club so far, with temperatures rising to the highest-recorded 36-degree celsius on Wednesday. The Indian challenge in doubles has been fairly active although Mahesh Bhupathi and … Read more