Vishnu Vardhan may have stepped into the big boots of Mahesh Bhupathi but the youngster said he is under no pressure and that the experience of playing alongside Sania Mirza in the 2010 Asiad will hold him in good stead when he partners Leander Paes in the upcoming Olympics.
Third seeds Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi advanced to the pre-quarterfinals of the ATP Rome Masters after getting a bye in the first round.
It's been disappointing for the Indian tennis fans as the US Open men's doubles clash between Paes and Bhupathi got postponed till Sunday.
Winning the Grand Slam title on physically demanding red clay is 'special' for Indian tennis ace Leander Paes.
Leander Paes and Lukas Dlouhy's chance of reaching the semis of Tennis Masters Cup went up in smoke after they succumbed to their second successive defeat.
Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi will play with their respective partners at the $450,000 Chennai Open 2009.
Mikhail Youzhny and Mischa Zverev beat US Open winners Leander Paes and Lukas Dlouhy in the finals of AIG Japan Open in Tokyo on Sunday.
Bob and Mike Bryan beat Leander Paes and Lukas Dlouhy 7-6, 7-6 in the men's doubles final of US Open.
Leander Paes continued his winning run to advance to the mixed doubles' semifinals but it was curtains for Mahesh Bhupathi at the US Open.
He would be 39 when London hosts the next Olympics but Leander Paes still wants to have a go at it, even though Mahesh Bhupathi, other half of the 'Indian.
Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi lose in the quarter-finals of the Men's doubles. The duo lost to Switzerland's Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka.
India's Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi have won their first round match in the men's doubles tennis event in Beijing Olympics.
The closest the two came to a medal was when they lost in the semi-finals in 2004.
Leander Paes and his Aussie partner Paul Hanley got a first-round bye in the Euro 888,000 Open Sabadell Atlantico tennis tournament in Barcelona.
Leander Paes and Paul Hanley advanced to the 2nd round of the Monte Carlo Masters Series following a straight sets win in their opening match.
Paes has denied saying that agreeing to play with Bhupathi was the worst decision of his career.
Paes says he sacrificed his singles career by opting to play doubles with Mahesh Bhupathi in the late 1990s.
Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi seemed to have all the right chemistry despite their past and the fact that Leander was critical of his former partner's p