Leander Paes to retire from Tennis in 2020

September 1, 2017 - Leander Paes and Purav Raja in action against Janko Tipsarevic and Viktor Troicki at the 2017 US Open.

Indian tennis ace Leander Paes has announced that 2020 will be his last year as a professional tennis player.

The 46-year old will bid adieu to the sport after next season. Leander announced on Twitter that he will be picking and choosing tournaments next year to meet his fans all around the world.

Leander, who made his Olympic debut in 1992, will look for one final flourish at Tokyo Olympics next year. The Indian has made 7 appearances in a row at the Olympics making him the only tennis player ever to do so.

Paes has won eight doubles and ten mixed doubles Grand Slam titles.