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  • India's Bhupathi a major player off court

    4/29/13 12:45 AM | Johan Lindahl
    India's Bhupathi a major player off court With increasing amounts of time on his hands as his doubles career winds down, India's Mahesh Bhupathi is fast becoming a force to reckon with in the tennis business sphere.

    While expecting to play through the end of the current ATP season, the 38-year-old has his fingers in a number of different pies, including his recent announced commercial relationship with Andy Murray to try and build the Scotman's puny current brand off-court.

    But Murray is not the only big project 'Hesh' has on the boil. Since starting some years ago to focus on the money side of the game, the 12-time Grand Slam doubles titleholder has concentrated on running his management and marketing company Globosport, which he set up in India a decade ago.

    The firm has repped Indian women's icon Sania Mirza, still a big name in the home market but now basically doubles-only after having played her last WTA singles match almost a year ago and with a ranking approaching 700.

    Bhupathi also has his name on nearly 40 tennis academies at home, with his company also running tournaments in Bangalore, Mumbai and Kolkata. As a sideline, he also dabbles in film and television production.

    "There's a lot of time in the day," the busy man told London's Independent. "Obviously, tennis takes maybe four or five hours a day, but the rest of the time is pretty idle, especially when you're travelling on tour."


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