Leander to spearhead Indian challenge in Asian Games

New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS): Leander Paes will again spearhead the Indian challenge as the All India Tennis Association (AITA) Saturday selected a 12-member team that would participate in the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, Sep 19-Oct 4.

Leander to spearhead Indian challenge in Asian Games

Sania Mirza at the 2009 US Open

Sania Mirza (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The AITA selection committee also picked up Somdev Devvarman, Yuki Bhambri, Rohan Bopanna, Saketh Myneni and Sanam Singh while Divij Sharan was kept as a reserve.

In the women’s section, Sania Mirza, Ankita Raina, Prarthana Thombare, Natasha Palha, Sneha Devi Reddy and Rishika Sunkara were also selected. Shweta Rana was kept as a reserve.

Anand Amritraj will be the men’s team captain while Sania’s mother Nasima will lead the women’s team. Syed Zeeshan Ali is the coach and Vece Paes the team doctor.

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