The whole episode has been handled negligently by the Authorities.
2 Mahesh has informed the Authorities several months ago that he and Paes were not on talking terms since several months . Also, that they had lost the last four matches while playing as partners. There was no reaction/action from Paes or the Officials. Why ?
3 Paes , as a top senior player should know his duties/obligations to his playing junior partners ; he NEEDS TO GO DOWN TO ELIMINATE THE GENERATION-GAP as also EARN his Superior Status through Regular Practice Sessions as also by Good Demeanour while interacting socially. Paes had Failed to keep in-touch both On &Off the Tennis Court and is FULLY BLAMEABLE FOR THE FIASCO.
4 Paes CANNOT similarly CLAIM to partner Sania Mirza, specially when she has played winning-games during the two last Tournaments PARTNERING Mahesh.
5 We have to field Balanced (and tested) Teams that will win medals instead of harping on non-issues. Hope we will take the correct decisions.
JAI HIND Tikka Bedi