Proud Moment For Indians: Leander Paes Wins The Wimbledon Doubles


The Indians were having a whale of a time on seeing Leander Paes seize his 16th grand slam trophy last night. Leander Paes along with the legendary Martina Hengis won Wimbledon 2015 mixed doubles title. The Indo-Swiss pair won with a 6-1, 6-1 over Alexander Peya and Timea Babos.

Leander Paes Grand Slam collection consists of eight doubles crowns now, whereas for Hinges it’s her third.

We saw Hinges on the field in less than 24 hours after winning the women’s doubles with Sania Mirza. Hinges played amazingly well without showing any sign of fatigue.

After winning the match, Paes elatedly saidThis trophy is for India. To represent the flag and my country is something I take very seriously.” 

Twitter got flooded with the congratulation wishes for Leander Paes and Martina Hinges. We have listed few tweets for you:


Along with them, I also wish you hearty congratulations on your win. I wish that your winning streak continues in the coming years, and you keep motivating the youngsters with your stunning performances. India is proud of you, Leander!



Aishwarya Anand

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