Leander Paes, Sania Mirza to Lead Indian Challenge at Asian Games

Leander Paes had missed out on the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou along with Rohan Bopanna and Mahesh Bhupathi.

updated: August 02, 2014 18:12 IST
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Leander Paes in action during Wimbledon 2014
Leander Paes in action during Wimbledon 2014


New Delhi: Indian selectors reposed faith in Leander Paes as the 40-year-old veteran was on Saturday included in the Asian Games squad along with established stars Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna.

The selection committee announced a 12-member team, which also has last edition's gold medal winners Somdev Devvarman and Sanam Singh. Somdev had won the men's singles gold as well as the men's doubles gold with Sanam.

Tall and big-serving Saketh Myneni and Yuki Bhambri will make their debut at the prestigious quadrennial event, to be held in Incheon, Korea from September 19-October 4.

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