leander-paes-3India’s start Tennis Player Leander Paes, considered to be one of the best doubles and mixed doubles players of all time, turns 43 on Friday.

Till now in his carrer, Paes has won eight doubles and ten mixed doubles Grand Slam titles.

He has has received the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, India’s highest sporting honour, in 1996–97; the Arjuna Award in 1990; the Padma Shri award in 2001 and its 3rd Highest Civilian Award the Padma Bhushan in January 2014 for his outstanding contribution to tennis in India.

Many celebs incluidng Sachin Tendulkar, Saina Nehwal, took to their Twitter handle to wish Paes on his birthday. Here are the wishes.

1. Sachin Tendulkar

2. Saina Nehwal

3. Abhishek Bachchan

4. Mamata Banerjee

5. Virender Sehwag


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