Paes, Damm beat Israeli pair in Masters Cup

Updated: 15 November 2007 14:20 IST

Leander Paes and Martin Damm registered their second successive win in the Tennis Masters Cup in Shanghai.

New Delhi:

Leander Paes and Martin Damm registered their second successive win in the Tennis Masters Cup in Shanghai as they quelled a tough challenge from the Israeli pair of Jonathan Erlich and Andy Ram.

The Indo Czech pair, placed in the Gold group, overpowered Jonatahan and Ram 6-4 7-5 in the round robin stage.

Paes and Damm had beaten Jonas Bjorkman and Max Mirnyi, the defending champions and gave themselves of good chance of qualifying in the last four.

They will now take on the Paul Hanley and Kevin Ullyett, in the last round robin match-up.

The top two teams from the Red and Gold Groups will qualify for the semi-finals.

Topics : Tennis Leander Paes
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