India’s Paes becomes first Asian man to be inducted into the Tennis Hall of Fame

Leander Paes (50-India) has become the first Asian male player to be inducted into the Tennis Hall of Fame. The Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, Rhode Island, USA, today announced its 2024 class of inductees. Paes, who will join the Hall of Fame, won eight major championships in men’s doubles and reached the top 10 in mixed double .He collected all four major titles in men’s doubles and mixed doubles. His most recent title came at the 2016 French Open in mixed doubles.Paes is also a talented singles player, winning a bronze medal in singles at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta. His highest singles ranking was 73rd in 1998.

He also won a gold medal in men’s doubles and a bronze medal in mixed doubles at the 2002 Asian Games in Busan. Paes is the first Asian male player to be inducted into the Tennis Hall of Fame. For women, 2011 French Open and 2014 Australian Open singles champion Li Na (China) will be inducted in 2019.In 2024, Paes will be joined by former player and renowned commentator Vijay Amritraj (India) and former journalist Richard Evans (Great Britain). They will be inducted in the Lifetime Achievement category, not the Athlete category. The induction ceremony will take place in July 2024 카지노사이트킹 at the Tennis Hall of Fame in Rhode Island, USA.

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