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Watch: Mahesh Bhupathi impressed with Leander Paes' no look volley

Bhupatai's remarks on Paes' skills made many sports fans in India delighted as the two were one of India’s most famous sporting duo in 1990s and early 2000s.

Watch: Mahesh Bhupathi impressed with Leander Paes no look volley
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Published: 9 April 2020 5:24 AM GMT

As people are forced to stay at home due to lockdown, tennis star Leander Paes posted a video via his twitter handle to lighten the mood and get people work out while they are confined within the four walls of their home.

In the video, Paes can been seen hitting a tennis ball on a wall using a frying pan but without looking towards the ball. Paes has called this 'The Frying Pan Challenge, The No Look Volley'. Paes has promoted the video using hashtags #TennisAtHome, #StayHomeStaySafe, #NoLookVolley, #LockdownChallenge.

The 46-year-old has challenged the twitteratis to attempt 'The No Look Volley' using frying pans and send in their entries. Paes will share the best entries on his twitter handle.

The video has gone viral on Twitter and Paes' extraordinary skills are being appreciated many many. Even ATP, the official world body of professional men tennis player has shared the video via its twitter handle.

One of the person who has got impressed with Paes' 'No Look Volley' is his former doubles partner Mahesh Bhupathi.

Bhupathi has retweeted ATP's tweet while saying 'Guy can volley with anything'

Later Bhupathi himself attempted the 'No Look Volley' and posted a video about the same.

Bhupathi's remarks on Paes' skills made many sports fans in India delighted as it was a throwback for them to a time when Bhupathi and Paes used to play in doubles. The Bhupathi-Paes duo, at the peak of their partnership, had won two French Open and one Wimbledon doubles title. Also, Paes and Bhupathi won six ATP doubles tournaments between 1997 and 1998, marking them as one of one of India’s most famous sporting double acts.

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