• Monday, August 15, 2022

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India’s Paes claims record 43rd Davis Cup win

Leander Paes

By: Sarwar Alam

India’s Leander Paes set a new Davis Cup record on Saturday when he notched up the 43rd doubles win of his 28-year career in the competition. Paes, 44, teamed up with Rohan Bopanna to overcome China’s Gong Mao Xin and Zhang Ze 5-7, 7-6 (7/5), 7-6 (7/3) in the tie in Tianjin to overtake Italy’s Nicola Pietrangeli as the Davis Cup’s most successful doubles player. Paes made his Davis Cup debut in 1990 and has since competed in 56 ties, amassing a total win-loss record in singles and doubles of 91-35. He has also won 18 doubles titles at the…

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