Davis Cup: Ready to Take Responsibility Again, Says Leander Paes

Despite slipping to 11th in singles rankings for the first time, India's ace tennis player Leander Paes is raring to go and lead India's campaign from the front in the Davis Cup.

updated: September 09, 2014 23:31 IST
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A court hearing will keep Leander Paes off the tennis court. He is battling for the custody of his daughter.
Leander Paes hopes to start well and feels the opening day of the Davis Cup will be crucial for India.

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India's ace tennis player Leander Paes said that he was yet again ready to take the responsibility of playing a crucial role in the Davis Cup World play-off tie against Serbia which begins on Friday.

Commenting on Somdev Devvarman's comment that the tie could hinge on doubles outcome, Paes, who will partner with Rohan Bopanna, said he was ready to take the pressure. (Djokovic's absence good for India: Somdev)

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