Leander Paes exits Thailand Open semis, Somdev Devvarman knocked out of Malaysian Open doubles

Updated: 27 September 2013 19:15 IST

Leander Paes and his new partner Daniele Bracciali went down to Jamie Murray and John Peers 6-3 6-4 in the last-four clash in the Thailand Open in Bangkok.

Indians Leander Paes and Somdev Devvarman exited their respective ATP tournaments after failing to go past the semi-final round of the men's doubles event on Friday.

Paes and his new partner Daniele Bracciali went down to Jamie Murray and John Peers 6-3 6-4 in the last-four clash in the Thailand Open in Bangkok.

The second-seeded Indo-Italian duo lost to third seeds British-Australian pair in a match that got over in an hour and four minutes. Paes and Bracciali had beaten Colombian pair of Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah in a three-set thriller on Thursday after a 6-7(4) 7-6(8) 10-8 win in the quarterfinal match that lasted two hour and two minutes.

On the other hand, Somdev and Rik de Voest lost 0-6 6-2 10-7 to Pablo Cuevas and Horacio Zeballos in the doubles semis of Malaysian Open in Kuala Lumpur on Friday.

The unseeded Indo-South African pair went down to the South American duo in a match that got over in 53 minutes.

However, there was good news for Indian WTA fans as Sania Mirza and partner Cara Black entered the final of the Pan Pacific Open after beating Su-Wei Hsieh of Chinese Taipei and Shuai Peng of China in the semi-finals on Friday.

The Indo-Zimbabwean pair brushed aside the Wimbledon champions 6-4 6-2 at the Centre Court.

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