Hesh-Lee make winning start

Updated: 25 February 2007 09:07 IST

Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi were off to a winning start in the $2.5 mln ATP Masters Series in Toronto, Canada.

Hesh-Lee make winning start
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Toronto:

Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi were off to a winning start, thrashing the Argentine pair of Gaston Etlis and Martin Rodriques in the second round of the $2.5 mln ATP Masters Series in Toronto, Canada. The eighth seed Indian pair, playing on the same side of the net for the first time in a Tour event in more than two years, registered a convincing 6-3 6-2 victory in the match played last night, according to information received here. The pair, popularly known as 'The Indian Express', would now take on the winner of the tie between top seeded American brothers Bob and Mike Bryan and Jared Palmer (USA)/ Pavel Vizner (Czech Republic). Paes and Bhupathi, the former world No. 1 pair, who won the French Open and Wimbledon title while reaching all the four Grand Slam finals in 1999, have reunited for the third time as part of their preparations for the Athens Olympic Games beginning on August 13. (PTI)

Topics : Tennis
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