Lee-Hesh out of Rome ATP Masters

Updated: 12 May 2011 17:55 IST

Third seeds Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi crashed out of the Rome Masters after being outplayed in the super tie-breaker by American pair of Sam Querrey and John Isner.

Rome:

Third seeds Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi crashed out of the Rome Masters after being outplayed in the super tie-breaker by American pair of Sam Querrey and John Isner.

The Indians lost 3-6, 6-3, 5-10 to their unseeded rivals in the second round in one hour and 12 minutes.

The Indians were playing their first match after getting a bye in the first round.

The Americans cashed in on both the break chances before the super tie-breaker.

Paes and Bhupathi converted both the chances in the second set to take the match to decisive super tie-breaker, in which though the Americans prevailed.

Querrey and Isner are in good form and had also defeated Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-ul-haq Qureshi in the Madrid Open recently.

Topics : Rohan Bopanna Leander Paes Francesca Schiavone Sania Mirza Novak Djokovic Roger Federer Mahesh Bhupathi Bethanie Mattek-Sands Tennis
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