Meet Leander Paes - The Greatest Doubles Player In Davis Cup History

Meet Leander Paes - The Greatest Doubles Player In Davis Cup History

India advanced to the Davis Cup World Group Play-Offs on Saturday with a 3-2 win over China on the back of a historic doubles victory for Leander Paes. His 43rd Davis Cup win makes the 44-year-old Paes the most successful doubles player in the tournament's history. Paes was 16 when he made his Davis Cup debut in 1990 alongside Zeeshan Ali, who is now the coach of the side, and grew into a legend in the company of Mahesh Bhupathi, who is now the team captain. Paes weaved the longest unbeaten winning streak of 24 matches in Davis Cup with Bhupathi. In an exclusive chat with NDTV, he thanked his parents for standing besides him through thick and thin. He also hinted to coach or do tennis commentary in future.

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