London Olympics 2012 Tennis: Paes-Vardhan vs Tsonga-Llodra-As it happened...
Zeenews Sports Bureau
London: Third SET: Paes-Vardhan 3: 6 Tsonga-Llodra
GAME SET MATCH FOR THE FRENCH, as Vishnu hits the forehand long. Tsonga-Llodra take the set 6-3 to win the match and move into the quarter-finals.
3rd match point for Tsonga-Llodra.
Fantastic volley by Paes and it is back to deuce.
Advantage French, match point for the second time for No.2 seed.
Good serve in by Llodra.
Great pick by Vardhan and it is advantage for India.
Llodra to serve for the match as they lead 40-30 in the final set.
Double fault by Llodra. 15-30 to the Indians (5-3)
The Freanch get the break of serve. They are 5-3 up.
Blistering forehand by Tsonga.
40-0 up the French, and a solid service game for Tsonga. They lead 4-3.
After 4 deuces Tsonga holds on, 2-1 to the French.
1-1 deuce in the final set.
Tsonga misses a forehand again.
Vardhan holds on to his serve, final set is 2-2 now.
Impressive rallies at the start of third set.
Second SET LIVE: Paes-Vardhan 6: 4 Tsonga-Llodra
Leander Paes serves for the 2nd set. Paes holds it. Indian pair takes the second set.
Tsonga holds on to his serve, saves the set. They trail 4-5.
Vardhan holds on to his serve. India lead 5-3.
Michael Llodra wins the 7th game on his service. France trail 3-4.
Leander's serve helps India win 6th game of the wnd set. India lead 4-2.
Tsonga retains his serve in the 5th game. France trailing 2-3.
Vardhan holds on to his serve. India maintain 3-1 lead.
Michael Llodra holds on to his serve to make it 1-2.
Leander holds on to his serve and wins the 2nd game.
The Indian pair started the 2nd set well taking the 1st game by breaking Tsong's serve.
FIRST SET LIVE: Paes-Vardhan 6: 7 Tsonga-Llodra
The frech pair of Michael Llodra-Jo-Wilfried Tsong win the first set 7-6 in a tie-breaker.
Tsonga holds his serve to make it 6-6. Fisrt set goes to tie-breaker.
Leander wins a tight game. India lead 6-5.
Michael Llodra holds on to his serve to make it 5-5.
Vardhan holds on to his serve to win the 9th game of the first set. India lead 5-4.
Tsonga makes no mistake as he holds on to his serve. Makes it 4-4.
Leander Paes holds on to his serve. India lead 4-3.
Michael Llodr also holds on to his serve to make 3-3.
Vishnu Vardhan serves well to win the 5th game. India lead 3-2.
Tsonga holds on to his serve to make it 2-2 in the first set.
Paes holds on to his serve.
And that is the first ace of the match by Vishnu Vardhan.
The match is underway.
Live updates from second round match between Indian pair of Leander Paes-Vishnu Vardhan and French duo of Michael Llodra-Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.
The match will start in few minutes.
In other tennis news, No.6 seed Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka were knocked out of men`s doubles event by Andy Ram and Jonathan Erlich 1 - 6 | 7 - 6 | 6 - 3 in men's doubles event of the London OLympics.