For me Champions Tennis League is About Friendships, Says Leander Paes

The Vijay Amritraj-conceptualised league Champions Tennis League will kick off Monday evening with a double-header in New Delhi and Hyderabad.

Updated: November 17, 2014 14:51 IST
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New Delhi: As a new and unique brand of tennis makes its debut in the country with a mix of Indian and international stars, veteran Leander Paes says the Champions Tennis League, for him, is about "making friendships".

The Vijay Amritraj-conceptualised league will kick off Monday evening with a double-header in the capital and Hyderabad.

"It's a unique format, men and women coming together. For me it's about friendship," the 14-time Grand Slam winner Paes, who will be representing Punjab Marshalls along with Gred Rusedski, Somdev Devvarman and Garbine Muguruza, said on Monday. (Also read: Would like to get eight IPTL teams by 2020, says Bhupathi)

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