Champion tales

Aug 03, 2012, 08:58 IST | Special Features

They may have crashed out of Olympics 2012 after they went down fighting to the French combine of Jo-Wilfried Tsong and Michael Llodra, but Leander Paes has described his partner Vishnu Vardhan as one of the best partners he's ever had. CS brings you some more info on the tennis champ:

>> Vishnu’s love affair with tennis started when he was eight.

Vishnu Vardhan

>> Vishnu has played the main draw in the singles event of the ATP Chennai Open in Jan 2008 and 2012 and played the doubles main draw in Jan 2011 - the biggest tennis event in India.

>> He is the first Indian to be featured by the International Tennis Federation as the 'Player of the Month for April, 2011'.

>> He made India proud by bringing back a Silver Medal and a Bronze Medal at the Asian Games in China 2010. 

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