Wimbledon 2014: Leander Paes-Cara Black Suffer Second Round Exit

Leander Paes and Cara Black, the fourth-seeded Indo-Zimbabwean pair went down 6-1, 2-6, 3-6 to USA's Eric Butorac and Hungarian Timea Babos.

Updated: July 01, 2014 05:19 IST
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Leander Paes in action during Wimbledon 2014
Leander Paes in action during Wimbledon 2014

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London: Leander Paes and Cara Black, who won three Grand Slam mixed doubles titles together, crashed out of the Wimbledon Championships after suffering a three-set defeat in the second round in London on Monday.

The fourth seeded Indo-Zimbabwean pair went down 6-1 2-6 3-6 to USA's Eric Butorac and Hungarian Timea Babos in a match that lasted for 76 minutes.

Leander, who missed the French Open due to turbulence in personal life, and Black had won the 2008 US Open, besides clinching titles at Australia and Wimbledon in 2010.

Meanwhile, Indo-Pak men's doubles pair of Rohan Bopanna and Aisam Qureshi were lagging 7-6(3) 6-7(5) 3-6 against Canada's Vasek Pospisil and Jack Sock of USA when play was suspended because of a heavy downpour at the All England Club.

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