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Leander Paes Singles/Doubles Results - 1995 and 1996

Index page for all yearly results and points tally

Pre-95 highlights (ATP) .. Olympics 1996 (Bronze) .. 1997 Results

Some 1995 results .. Early 1996 .. Late 1996:  Aug  Sep  Oct  Nov-Dec

1995 (Second half)
Newport HOF (7/95): C.Wilkinson d. Paes Tokyo Open (10/95): Paes d. K. Miyauchi Bruguera d. Paes Beijing (10/95): Paes d. Eagle Paes d. Ken Carlson(3) D.Nainkin d. Paes ** Only ATP tournament results available for 1995. No challengers
1996 Tournaments (ending date): Match results
Shanghai (2/4/96) : H.Arazi d. Paes Davis Cup (2/9/96) : J. Eltingh d. Paes (Jaipur, India) Eltingh/Haarhuis d. Bhupathi/Paes Paes d. J. Siemerink (Also, M. Bhupathi d. J. Siemerink M. Bhupathi d. J. Eltingh. India wins 3-2 to advance to play Sweden, Apr) Salinas Chall. (3/3/96) : Paes d. G.Kuerten Paes d. F.Montana B.Shelton d. Paes KeyBiscayne (3/24/96): Paes d. P.Baur J.Hlasek d. Paes Davis Cup (4/7/96) : J.Bjorkman d. Paes (Quarterfinal in Sweden) Bjorkman/Enquist d. Bhupathi/Paes Enquist d. Paes (India loses 0-5) NewDelhi Open (4/14/96): B.Black d. Paes Fergana Chall. (4/28/96): Tomashevich d. Paes Andijan Chall. (5/5/96) : Paes d. T.Canhoudt Tomashevich d. Paes ** Bhupathi/Paes lose in doubles finals Jerusalem Chall.(5/12/96):Paes d. E.Ran Paes d. O.Sela Paes d. K.Ullyett G.Stafford d. Paes ** Paes/Godwin win the Doubles Annenheim Chall.(6/9/96) :M.Damm d. Paes ** Bhupathi/Paes lose in doubles finals Rosmalen Open (6/16/96): Paes d. J.Tarango Paes d. D.Nestor S.Simian d. Paes (quarterfinal) Wimbledon (7/7/96) : M.Petchey d. Paes Newport, RI (7/14/96): Paes d. Pat Cash Paes d. M.Knowles(8) Paes d. B.Black(1) N.Pereira d. Paes (semifinal) WashingtonDC (7/21/96): J.Kroslak d. Paes
OLYMPICS (7/22/97 - 8/4/97)
L.Paes over Reneberg(11) 6-7 (2-7), 7-6 (9-7), 1-0 (ret.) L.Paes d. N.Pereira 6-2, 6-3 L.Paes d. T.Enquist(3) 7-5, 7-6 (7-3) L.Paes d. R.Furlan(14) 6-1, 7-5 A. Agassi(1) d. L.Paes (semifinal) 7-6 (7-5), 6-3 Paes d. F.Meligeni (bronze) 3-6, 6-2, 6-4 * Paes withdraws from Binghamton challenger due to wrist injury from Olyumpics; Goes to India to a National Hero's welcome.
Aug 12 - Aug 18 Pilot Pen (NewHaven) (+15-1 pts) [Rd-1, 32] L.Paes d. R.Smith 6-3, 6-4 [Rd-2, 16] M.Rios d. L.Paes 6-0, 6-2 * Bhupathi/Paes beat Noteboom/Wibier, then Eltingh/Haarhuis; then lose to Ferreira/Siemerink in the QF.
Aug 26 - Sep 1 U.S. Open $9,706,000, hardcourt (+24-45 pts) [Rd-1, 128] L.Paes d. M.Ondruska 7-6 (7-3), 6-2, 7-5 [Rd-2, 64] A.Agassi(6) d. L.Paes 3-6, 6-4, 6-1, 6-0
Sep 2 - Sep 8 Aruba Challenger $125,000+H, hardcourt [Rd-1, 32] G.Stafford (2) d. L.Paes, 6-4, 6-1 * Bhupathi/Paes win the Doubles Title!
Sep 9 - Sep 15 Madras Challenger $25,000+H, hardcourt (+44-1 pts) [Rd-1, 29] L.Paes (2), Bye [Rd-2, 16] L.Paes (2) d. G.Vaidyanathan, 6-2, 6-1 [QF] L.Paes (2) d. Y.Yamamoto (8), 6-3, 6-4 [SF] L.Paes (2) d. G.Motomura (3), 6-1, 6-4 [F] O.Ogorodov (1) d. L.Paes (2), 7-6(2), 6-3 * Bhupathi/Paes win the Doubles Title! (8 matches win streak)
Sep 16 - Sep 29 (Two weeks off)
Sep 30 - Oct 6 Singapore Heineken * L.Paes loses in the second round of qualifiers. * Bhupathi/Paes lose first rd doubles to Eagle/Florent
Oct 7 - Oct 13 Beijing Open $303,000, indoor carpet [Rd-1, 32] S.Draper d. L.Paes, 6-4, 6-2
Oct 14 - Oct 20 Tanagura Challenger, Japan (+13-39 pts) [Rd-1, 32] L.Paes d. W.Black, 7-5, 6-2 [Rd-2, 64] L.Paes d. C.Canas, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 [QF] R.Wassen d. L.Paes, 6-2, 7-6
Oct 21 - Oct 27 (Two weeks off)
Oct 28 - Nov 3 Ahmedabad Challenger $25,000+H, clay [Rd-1, 32] D.Balducci d. L.Paes (4), 6-4, 3-6, 6-1 * Bhupathi/Paes win the Doubles Title !
Nov 4 - Nov 10 (One week off)
Nov 11 - Nov 17 Reunion Challenger $50,000+H, hardcourt (+7 pts) [Rd-1, 32] L.Paes d. J.Thazar, 6-1, 6-7(7), 6-3 [Rd-2, 16] T.Champion (7) d. L.Paes, 6-7(6), 6-3, 7-6(1) * Paes/D.Johnson win the Doubles Title!
Nov 18 - Nov 24 Mauritius Challenger $25,000+H, grass (+66 pts) [Rd-1, 32] L.Paes (8) d. F.Fetterlein, 4-6, 6-4, 7-5 [Rd-2, 16] L.Paes (8) d. M.Petchey, 7-6(4), 6-7(6), 6-2 [QF] L.Paes (8) d. J.Golmard, 7-6(6), 6-2 [SF] L.Paes (8) d. J.Tarango (4), 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 [F] L.Paes (8) d. F.Santoro (6), 7-5, 6-4 * Bhupathi/Paes lose doubles semis to Groen/Pavel
Nov 25 - Dec 31 (5 weeks off. Also serious Typhoid)
1997 Jan 1. ATP Singles Rank: 128. Points: 353. Doubles rank: 89
Last Update: Feb 2, 1997. R. Jayakrishnan