However, Paes's father Vece wrote to the AITA saying that: "It makes no sense if Leander is maneuvered to partner Somdev who is still recovering from injury."

The AITA is going to ask for a wild card for WTA player Sania Mirza, who just won the Roland Garros mixed with Bhupathi. Both expressed a desire to play together in London.
—Matt Cronin