Vastavam Web: For the past 27 years Leander Paes is serving India Davis Cup but now for the first time he had to bid farewell from the Davis Cup team. Bharat should fight on Friday the 2nd round of group 1 in Davis Cup Asia/ oceans zone. For this Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna where chosen as reserve players and as one of them has to be selected the team’s non playing captain Mahesh Bhupathi chose his friend Rohan Bopanna.
So in the Doubles Sriram Balaji enters the ground pairing with Bopanna. However in the Davis Cup Leander Paes has a wonderful record. Last week he won the challenging event and got into the form. Till now paes got 42 victories in Davis Cup and if he wins another Doubles match he would register himself as the Tennis player who gets the highest number of victories in the world.