Leander Paes wins Corridor of Fame Fan Vote


By Chris Oddo | @TheFanChild | Thursday October 12, 2023

India’s Leander Paes has topped the Worldwide Tennis Corridor of Fame’s Fan Vote for the Class of 2024.

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Serbia’s Ana Ivanovic completed second and Spain’s Carlos Moya positioned third, the Worldwide Tennis Corridor of Fame introduced Thursday.

Fan Voting is considered one of two steps within the Corridor of Fame’s election course of. Along with the Fan Vote, an Official Voting Group comprised of tennis journalists, historians, and Corridor of Famers, vote on the Class of 2024 poll. By successful the Fan Vote, Paes will obtain an extra three proportion factors added to his vote complete.

Paes, Ivanović and Moyá be part of Zimbabwe’s Cara Black, Canada’s Daniel Nestor, and Italy’s Flavia Pennetta on the poll within the Participant Class. Vijay Amritraj and the UK’s Richard Evans are nominated within the Contributor Class, which isn’t thought of as a part of Fan Voting and is decided by the Official Voting Group solely.

Paes is the primary Asian man and the primary particular person from India to be nominated for the Corridor of Fame within the Participant Class. He’s a winner of 18 Grand Slam titles, together with eight in doubles and 10 in combined doubles, and is considered one of solely three males in tennis historical past to realize a profession Grand Slam in each disciplines.



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