Paes-Melzer outclass Bhupathi-Bopanna to enter quarters in Monaco

Paes-Melzer broke Bhupathi-Bopanna three times out of the nine chances that they got, while the Indian combo failed to convert any of the two opportunities.

Last updated on Thursday, 18 April, 2013 20:27 IST
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Monte Carlo: Leander Paes and his Austrian partner Jurgen Melzer outplayed Indian duo of Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna to enter the quarter-finals of the men's doubles event of the Monte Carlo Masters on Thursday.

The unseeded Indo-Austrian pair got the better of sixth seeded Indians, 6-2 6-3 in little less than an hour.

Paes-Melzer broke Bhupathi-Bopanna three times out of the nine chances that they got, while the Indian combo failed to convert any of the two opportunities.

Paes-Melzer will next take on top seeds Bob and Mike Bryan of the United States.

Story first published on: Thursday, 18 April 2013 20:24 IST

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