Highlights: Two teams selected for Olympics, Vishnu Vardhan to partner Paes

Updated: 21 June 2012 13:26 IST

It has finally been decided that two teams will be sent for the men's doubles event at the London Olympics. While Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna will play as a team, Leander Paes has been paired with Vishnu Vardhan.

Highlights: Two teams selected for Olympics, Vishnu Vardhan to partner Paes

New Delhi:

It has finally been decided that two teams will be sent for the men's doubles event at the London Olympics. While Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna will play as a team, Leander Paes has been paired with Vishnu Vardhan.


Here are the highlights of the presser addressed by All India Tennis Association President Anil Khanna:

# The great Indian tennis drama has ended after six days. The All India Tennis Association has announced that two men's doubles teams will be sent to the London Olympics.

# Leander Paes will play mixed doubles with Sania Mirza. Sania has said she will unconditionally play with any partner selected by Tennis Association

# If Rohan and Mahesh are play good as a pair, they deserve to be there. Decision of pairing Bhupathi and Bopanna is not the best on tennis grounds.


# Somdev Devvarman has not recovered yet from injury. We have asked for a singles wildcard for him.

# AITA: Selection process was tough

# Have selected the best possible teams

# We had to keep all the players happy and send the best possible contingent.

# We are yet to speak to Leander.

# Sania has said she will unconditionally play with any partner selected by Tennis Association



Topics : Su-Wei Hsieh Tennis Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi Rajeev Ram Rohan Bopanna Somdev Devvarman Leander Paes
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