Bhupathi-Stepanek in quarters

Updated: 22 March 2007 06:37 IST

India's Mahesh Bhupathi and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek have advanced into the quarterfinals of the men's doubles at the Australian open.

Bhupathi-Stepanek in quarters

Melbourne: India's Mahesh Bhupathi and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek advanced into the quarterfinals of the men's doubles at the Australian open at Melbourne on Monday. They defeated the seventh-seeded Israeli pair of Jonathan Erlich and Andy Ram 7-6, 4-6, 6-3. In spite of not committing even a single unforced error, Elrich and Ram were broken during the match at crucial junctures and were finally defeated by the unseeded Indo-Czech duo in just less than two hours. Bhupathi and stepanek will next face second seeds Jonas Bjorkman and Max Mirnyi in the quarterfinals.
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