On 9th July 2012, the Indo-Russian pair, Leander Paes and Elena Vesnina lost the finals of the prestigious Wimbledon Championship at the mixed doubles event
Leander and Vesnina were seeded fourth in the tournament. They lost to the eventual winners Mike Bryan and Lisa Raymond, who were seeded second in the tournament, in a 3 set match with the score board reading 3-6 7-5 4-6.
In the men’s doubles at Wimbledon Leander Paes and his doubles partner Radek Stepanek bowed down in the third round. Earlier this year Paes and his doubles partner Stepanek won the Australian Open Chamionship beating the Bryan brother 7-6, 6-2.