Rio Olympics Tennis saw major setbacks for India. India was riding high on Rio Olympics 2016 on Tennis but it came crashing down on the very first day of Rio. The star double players for India Leander Paes and Sania Mirza have lost their respective matches with their respective partners.

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Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna

Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna lost in the very first round of the Rio Olympics 2016. Leander has won many grand slams and has been one of the biggest Tennis stars in India. He has represented India in Olympics 7 times. There have been issues against Rohan Bopanna and Leander Peas. It was said that that Leander came late to the village. Was it the fault of Leander Paes? With all possibilities, it looks the poor combination of the Tennis players have resulted in the first round exit in Rio Olympics Tennis.



Sania Mirza and Prarthana Thombare

The very next match saw ace star Sania Mirza with Prarthana Thombare and they were crashed out too. Rio Olympics Tennis campaign was badly crashed due to poor selection from the Indian Olympics Association. Sania Mirza has won many grand slams and has many awards too. But when it comes to Olympics, the campaign fails to pick up every year.

There are serious things that need to be seen and the preparation must start right after the Rio Olympics 2016.

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