Jan 12, 2014
Tennis players to sweat it out on two 41-degree days
Even professional tennis players get beaten by the heat in Melbourne. In 1994, then 30-year-old Henri Leconte was carted off court on a stretcher after collapsing mid-match.
Paes-Stepanek clinch US Open doubles crown
Leander Paes won his eighth Grand Slam men's doubles title when he and Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic beat the second seeded Austria-Brazil pairing of Alexander Peya and Bruno Soares in the US Open men's doubles final 6-1, 6-3 on Sunday.
Paes-Stepanek stun Bryan twins, enter US Open final - Indiatalkies.com
New York, Sep 6: India's Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek entered their second successive men's doubles final at the US Open, avenging their last year's defeat in the title clash by American twins Mike and Bob Bryan.