Leander Paes factfile

The following is a factfile of Indian tennis ace Leander Paes, who has won his 17th Grand Slam title:

Name: Leander Paes

Parents: Vece Paes and Jennifer Paes

Birthplace: Calcutta (now Kolkata), India.

Olympic bronze medallist in 1996

Singles: Career titles: 1

Doubles: Career titles: 55

Mixed Doubles: Career titles: 9

Davis Cup semi-finalist in 1993

Recent victories: Mixed doubles: Australian Open 2015, Wimbledon 2015, US Open 2015

List of mixed doubles wins:

1999: Wimbledon/Grass, partner Lisa Raymond beat Anna Kournikova and Jonas Bjorkman 6-4, 3-6, 6-3

2003: Australian Open/Hard, partner Martina Navratilova beat Eleni Daniilidou and Todd Woodbridge 6-4, 7-5

2003: Wimbledon/Grass, partner Martina Navratilova beat Anastassia Rodionova and Andy Ram 6-3, 6-3

2008: US Open/Hard, partner Cara Black beat Liezel Huber and Jamie Murray 7-6, 6-4

2010: Australian Open/Hard, partner Cara Black beat Ekaterina Makarova and Jaroslav Levinsky 7-5, 6-3

2010: Wimbledon/Grass, partner Cara Black beat Lisa Raymond and Wesley Moodie 6-4, 7-6

2015: Australian Open/Hard, partner Martina Hingis beat Kristina Mladenovic and Daniel Nestor 6-4, 6-3

2015: Wimbledon/Grass, partner Martina Hingis beat Timea Babos and Alexander Peya 6-1, 6-1

2015: US Open/Hard, partner Martina Hingis beat Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Sam Querrey 6-4, 3-6, 10-7

List of men’s doubles win: 8

1999: French Open/Clay, partner Mahesh Bhupathi beat Goran Ivanisevic and Jeff Tarango 6-2, 7-5

1999: Wimbledon/Grass, partner Mahesh Bhupathi beat Paul Haarhuis and Jared Palmer 6-7 (10-12), 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (7-4)

2001: French Open/Clay, partner Mahesh Bhupathi beat Petr Pala and Pavel Vizner 7-6, 6-3

2006: US Open/Hard, partner Martin Damm beat Jonas Bjorkman and Max Mirnyi 6-7 (5-7), 6-4, 6-3

2009: French Open/Clay, partner Lukas Dlouhy beat Wesley Moodie and Dick Norman 3-6, 6-3, 6-2

2009: US Open/Hard, partner Lukas Dlouhy beat Mahesh Bhupathi and Mark Knowles 3-6, 6-3, 6-2

2012: Australian Open/Hard, partner Radek Stepanek beat Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan 7-6 (7-1), 6-2

2013: US Open/Hard, partner Radek Stepanek beat Alexander Peya and Bruno Soares 6-1, 6-3

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