Doubles path laid out for Indians in Paris

Updated: 23 May 2011 20:07 IST

India's Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi have been seeded third in the French Open tennis men's doubles and face Germany's Tommy Haas and Philipp Petzschner in the first round.

Paris:

India's Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi have been seeded third in the French Open tennis men's doubles and face Germany's Tommy Haas and Philipp Petzschner in the first round.

India's Rohan Bopanna and Pakistan's Aisam-Ul-Haq Quereshi have got the fifth seeding. They take on Italians Andreas Seppi and Simone Vagnozzi.

Also in the fray is Somdev Devvarman, who is partnering Yen-Hsun Lu of Chinese Taipei. They open against Spaniards Marcel Granollers and Feliciano Lopez.

In the women's doubles, India's Sania Mirza and Russia's Elena Vesnina are seventh-seeded and they begin their campaign against Russians Vera Dushevina and Ekaterina Makarova.

Topics : Su-Wei Hsieh Rohan Bopanna Rajeev Ram Venus Williams Novak Djokovic Andy Murray Somdev Devvarman Juan Martin del Potro Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi Leander Paes Sania Mirza Tennis French Open 2011
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