Leander Paes

Leander Paes
Leander Paes
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At a Glance
  • Profession
  • Age
  • Source of earnings
    Tennis, Endorsements
  • Education
    St. Xavier's College, Kolkata
  • Marital Status
  • Children
  • Residence

Forbes India Lists

#85 Celeb 100 Rank 2016

#64 Fame Rank
#85 Celeb 100 Rank 2015


At 43, much after most of his contemporaries had called it a day, Leander Paes completed a career mixed-doubles slam by winning the French Open title with Martina Hingis in June. He then proceeded to play in his seventh Olympics in Rio, a record for any tennis player, despite Rohan Bopanna's initial reluctance to partner him in the doubles category. But the pair's medal hopes were dashed right on the first day, when he and Bopanna crashed out of the first round.
Fast Fact: From his mother's side, Paes is a direct descendant of renowned Bengali poet Michael Madhusudan Dutt.

2016 Celebrity 100

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