Leander Paes http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24112/all en Tennis-Negotiations stall, India face Davis Cup crisis http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/tennis-negotiations-stall-india-face-davis-cup-crisis <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>By Sudipto Ganguly</p> <p>MUMBAI, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Indian tennis faces a second major embarrassment in six months after negotiations between the association and disgruntled Davis Cup players failed ahead of their home tie against South Korea next month.</p> <p>Eight top players, excluding Leander Paes, submitted a list of requirements to the All India Tennis Association (AITA) with a veiled threat to snub the regional first round tie in New Delhi from Feb. 1-3 if no action was taken.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/tennis-negotiations-stall-india-face-davis-cup-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aita Leander Paes Mahesh Bhupathi Person Career Quotation Rohan Bopanna Somdev Devvarman Telugu people Tennis Vishnu Vardhan Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:01:39 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731538 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Paes, Stepanek end Bryans' Grand Slam hopes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130905/tennis-paes-stepanek-end-bryans-grand-slam-hopes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Bob and Mike Bryan's hopes of becoming the first men's doubles team since 1951 to claim a calendar year Grand Slam were shattered by Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek at the US Open on Thursday.</p> <p>The India-Czech fourth seeds downed the top-seeded Americans 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the semi-finals, ending the American brothers' hopes of sweeping the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open in the same year.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130905/tennis-paes-stepanek-end-bryans-grand-slam-hopes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bob and Mike Bryan Leander Paes Tennis AFP Thu, 05 Sep 2013 19:31:06 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5925653 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: India veteran Paes rides wave of New York memories http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130905/tennis-india-veteran-paes-rides-wave-new-york-memories <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Leander Paes has eased past the milestone of his 40th birthday, made a car wreck of a Bollywood movie and overcome brain surgery, but nothing beats his 20-year love affair with New York.</p> <p>The Indian star reached the US Open men's doubles final with his partner Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic on Thursday with a smooth display matched only by his exuberance at his post-match news conference.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130905/tennis-india-veteran-paes-rides-wave-new-york-memories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Leander Paes Radek Štěpánek Tennis War AFP Fri, 06 Sep 2013 03:04:59 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5925921 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: US Open results - 1st update http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130905/tennis-us-open-results-1st-update <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>US Open results on Thursday (x denotes seeded player):</p> <p>Men's singles</p> <p>Quarter finals</p> <p>Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI x9) bt Andy Murray (GBR x3) 6-4, 6-3, 6-2</p> <p>Men's doubles</p> <p>Semi-finals</p> <p>Leander Paes/Radek Stepanek (IND/CZE x4) bt Bob Bryan/Mike Bryan (USA/USA x1) 3-6, 6-3, 6-4</p> <p>Women's doubles</p> <p>Quarter-finals </p> <p>Serena Williams/Venus Williams (USA/USA) bt Sara Errani/Roberta Vinci (ITA/ITA x1) 6-3, 6-1</p> <p>afp</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Leander Paes Stanislas Wawrinka Tennis AFP Fri, 06 Sep 2013 03:05:18 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5925924 at http://www.globalpost.com Paes and Stepanek chase U.S. Open doubles title http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130907/paes-and-stepanek-chase-us-open-doubles-title <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Will Swanton</p> <p>NEW YORK (Reuters) - India's Leander Paes and Czech Radek Stepanek will attempt to follow their victory over the Bryan brothers by toppling the Austria-Brazil pairing of Alexander Peya and Bruno Soares in the U.S. Open men's doubles final on Sunday.</p> <p>Paes and Stepanek ended Bob and Mike Bryan's chances of winning the calendar-year grand slam with their three-set win in the semi-finals.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130907/paes-and-stepanek-chase-us-open-doubles-title" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Leander Paes Radek Štěpánek Tennis Thomson Reuters Sun, 08 Sep 2013 01:03:24 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5927505 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Paes, Stepanek win US Open men's doubles title http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130908/tennis-paes-stepanek-win-us-open-mens-doubles-title <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>India's Leander Paes and Czech Radek Stepanek won the US Open men's doubles Sunday, their second major title as a pair and the Asian star's third in New York.</p> <p>Paes and Stepanek, the fourth seeds, defeated Alexander Peya of Austria and Brazil's Bruno Soares, the second seeds, 6-1, 6-3.</p> <p>The pair had also won the 2012 Australian Open title and ended Bob and Mike Bryan's hopes of completing a calendar year Grand Slam with victory in the semi-finals on Thursday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130908/tennis-paes-stepanek-win-us-open-mens-doubles-title" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Leander Paes Martin Damm Tennis AFP Sun, 08 Sep 2013 18:45:46 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5927950 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Paes, Stepanek win US Open men's doubles title http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130908/tennis-paes-stepanek-win-us-open-mens-doubles-title-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek, the fourth-seeded India-Czech pairing, won the US Open men's doubles title Sunday, their second major as a team and the Indian star's third in New York.</p> <p>Paes and Stepanek defeated Alexander Peya of Austria and Brazil's Bruno Soares, the second seeds, 6-1, 6-3.</p> <p>The pair had also won the 2012 Australian Open title and ended Bob and Mike Bryan's hopes of completing a calendar year Grand Slam with victory in the semi-finals on Thursday.</p> <p>Paes, 40, had won the US Open title with Martin Damm in 2006 and Lukas Dlouhy in 2009.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130908/tennis-paes-stepanek-win-us-open-mens-doubles-title-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Leander Paes Radek Štěpánek Tennis AFP Sun, 08 Sep 2013 19:01:10 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5927967 at http://www.globalpost.com Tennis: Paes, Stepanek overcome medical emergency to triumph http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130908/tennis-paes-stepanek-overcome-medical-emergency-triumph <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Leander Paes became the oldest man to win a Grand Slam title on Sunday when he and Radek Stepanek took the US Open doubles, but their journey to the championship was almost scarred by tragedy.</p> <p>India's Paes, 40, and 34-year-old Czech Stepanek, the fourth seeds, defeated Alexander Peya of Austria and Brazil's Bruno Soares, the second seeds, 6-1, 6-3.</p> <p>It was their second major title as a pair, the Asian star's third in New York and eighth in total.</p> <p>But Stepanek admitted victory had not been drama free.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130908/tennis-paes-stepanek-overcome-medical-emergency-triumph" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Leander Paes Radek Štěpánek Tennis AFP Sun, 08 Sep 2013 20:32:03 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5927993 at http://www.globalpost.com Paes and Stepanek easily claim doubles title http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130908/paes-and-stepanek-easily-claim-us-open-doubles-title <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Will Swanton</p> <p>NEW YORK (Reuters) - Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek were convincing winners over Alexander Peya and Bruno Soares in the men's doubles final at the U.S. Open on Sunday.</p> <p>The veteran India-Czech pairing of Paes and Stepanek dominated the championship match to record a 6-1 6-3 victory over their Austria-Brazil rivals in one hour and 12 minutes in Arthur Ashe Stadium.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130908/paes-and-stepanek-easily-claim-us-open-doubles-title" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Leander Paes Radek Štěpánek Radek Stepanek Tennis Thomson Reuters Sun, 08 Sep 2013 20:30:33 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5927985 at http://www.globalpost.com