He started with some warm-up exercises, followed by regular tennis drills. Later, he taught the youngsters the right technique to hold a racquet and serving.
Training with Paes was a dream come true for the kids. “We have seen Leander uncle practice at the Gymkhana. But training with him was so much fun,” said nine-year-old Neha D’Souza.
“I have been learning to play tennis for some time now. But watching Leander sir today has inspired me to work hard and take up tennis as a career," said 12-year-old Yash Sippy.