Tennis fans in India are in for a treat as the country’s top tennis stars will play a series of mixed doubles matches that will include tennis legend Martina Navratilova.
Once known as the Indian Express, Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes will partner with the current World No. 1 doubles player Sania Mirza and nine-time Wimbledon singles champion Martina Navratilova respectively, for a exhibition mixed doubles match in Delhi on November 27. They are also expected to hold a clinic for upcoming players along side their exhibition match and are likely to travel to Kolkata, Bangalore and Hyderabad for exhibitions as well.
Bhupathi and Sania Mirza combined to win the Australian Open mixed in 2009 and French Open mixed in 2012 while Paes and Navratilova won the Australian Open and Wimbledon titles in 2012. The venue in Delhi is going to be the R.K. Khanna Stadium while venues in other cities have yet to be finalized.