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Hats off To Leander Paes! Going Stronger at 40!



India has a long list of achievers in other sports besides cricket. Leander Paes is one such super hero.

He is one of India’s most recognized global faces. Khurki congratulates him on his fifth Wimbledon win. He is unarguably the best mixed doubles and doubles player the country has produced till date.

His list of achievements is very long and glorious. He is the only player in the world to have won three Wimbledon titles in a span of thirty years. And when people are retiring at 30, he is going stronger at 40.

Did you know that Martina was 46 when she paired with Leander to win the esteemed title! He is an inspiration to all the youngsters who have the zeal to make it big.

Here’s a look at his biggest victories.

1. 1999 French Open with Mahesh Bhupathi

1999 French Open with Mahesh Bhupathi

2. 1999 Wimbledon with Mahesh Bhupathi


3. 1999 Wimbledon with Lisa Raymond of USA

4. 2001 French Open with Mahesh Bhupathi

5. 2003 Australian Open with Martina Navratilova of USA

6. 2003 Wimbledon with Martina Navratilova

7. 2006 US Open with Martin Damm of Czech Republic 

8. 2008 US Open with Cara Black of Zimbabwe

9. 2009 French Open with Lukas Dlouhy of Czech Republic

10. 2009 US Open with Lukas Dlouhy

11. 2010 Australian Open with Cara Black

12. 2010 Wimbledon with Cara Black

13. 2012 Australian Open with Radek Stepanek of Czech Republic

14. 2013 US Open with Radek Stepanek

15. 2015 Australian Open with Martina Hingis of Switzerland

Priya Aurora
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