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