Leander Paes wins kids at Khar Gymkhana over

Published: Dec 23, 2013, 01:47 IST | Sundari Iyer

Leander Paes spent over an hour at the Khar Gymkhana with budding tennis players yesterday.

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.

Leander Paes
Leander Paes supervises a kid

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. 

Leander Paes
Leander Paes teaches the kids the importance of warming up at the Khar Gym yesterday. Pics/Suresh KK

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