Paris: Leander Paes and Lukas Dlouhy
advanced to the quarter-finals of the Paris Masters after
registering a tough three-set win over American pair of John
Isner and Sam Querry here.
The third seed Indo-Czech pair came from behind to beat
unseeded rivals 6-7(3), 7-5, 10-6 in an hour and 32 minutes in
the second round of the euro 2,750,000 ATP event.
Paes and Dlouhy may next face seventh seeds Rohan Bopanna
and Aisam-ul-haq Qureshi in the next round provided the
Indo-Pak duo beat Mark Knowles of Bahamas and Andy Ram of
Israel in their second round match.
Paes and Dlouhy saved seven breakpoints in the
pre-quarterfinals match but also squandered six chances in
their rivals` serve.
The only time they broke the Americans was in the second
set, which helped them draw parity, having lost the opening