Modest Leander Paes credits doubles partners for success over the years

The Kolkata-born Leander Paes refused to label himself as a great player.

updated: December 30, 2013 21:40 IST
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Chennai: Fourteen Grand Slam trophies, an Olympic medal and 53 titles on the ATP tour makes him one of the greatest tennis players India has produced but veteran Leander Paes on Monday, refused to be labelled as great.

"I don't have a great serve, a great forehand or backhand. I just do things with my partners, whoever it is," the 40-year-old star said in a modest self-assessment on the eve of Chennai Open.

Paes said he dreams of winning more Grand Slams in 2014 and wants to compete in 2016 Brazil Olympics before quitting the game.

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