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Indian Tennis Star Leander Paes was born

Indian Tennis Star Leander Paes was born
  • Leander Paes has won eight doubles and ten mixed doubles Grand Slam titles, and is the oldest man to have won a Grand Slam title and achieved the rare men's doubles/mixed doubles double at the 1999 Wimbledon tournament.
  • Leander Adrian Paes, was born on 17 June 1973 is an Indian professional tennis player who is considered to be one of the best doubles and mixed doubles players of all time.
  • He won a bronze medal for India in singles in the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games.
  • He also plays in World Team Tennis for the Washington Kastles, being on the 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 championship teams and was named Male MVP for 2009 and 2011 for all of World Team Tennis.
  • He is the sports ambassador of the Indian state of Haryana. He has received the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, India's highest sporting honour, in 1996–97; the Arjuna Award in 1990; the Padma Shri award in 2001 and its 3rd Highest Civilian Award the Padma Bhushan in January 2014 for his outstanding contribution to
    tennis in India.

Related Question:-

Q.1 Who was the player to finish the medal drought in the Olympics for India?
A. Mahesh Bhupathi
B. Leander Paes
C. Sania Mirza
D. Rohan Bopanna
Ans: Leander Paes
Q.2 When Tennis player Leander Peas was born ?
A. 17 June 1973
B. 16 June 1974
C. 15 June 1972
D. 14 June 1970
Ans: 17 June 1973

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