New Delhi: Leander Paes is now back in India, After winning the mixed doubles title at the French Open 2016 with his partner Martina Hingis, he now has a Career Grand slam in mixed doubles tennis and is the first Indian to have achieved that
Here are a few things the Indian ace player said while talking to the media:
–This French Open title is very special; we have shown the world that we can be world beaters
–Standing in Atlanta in 1996 with the Indian tricolour flag and to play for India in 7 Olympics is a very proud feeling 
–I have faith in the Olympics Association and I know they will  put the best team up for the Olympics 
–I would love to win 20 Grand Slams
–My journey continues despite the Rio selections; I am still gonna play and represent my country to the best of what I have 
–Muhammad was one of my biggest heroes. Not for the medals and trophies but for the humanity he stood for
–It’s my job to motivate every human that I am in touch with, so they can be champions as Ali was 
–Things don’t come easy, but with the determination for the nation and the people you do it
–Success is a mix — genetics, stamina, perfect practice, keep pushing my body

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