Paes-Dlouhy in US Open quarters

Updated: 06 September 2008 08:48 IST

Leander Paes and Lukas Dlouhy advanced to the US Open men's doubles quarterfinals with a comfortable straight-set victory over Voest and Fisher.

New York:

Seventh seeds Leander Paes and his Czech partner Lukas Dlouhy advanced to the US Open men's doubles quarterfinals with a comfortable straight-set victory over South African Rik De Voest and Australia's Ashley Fisher here.

The Indo-Czech pair beat their rivals 6-3 6-3 in a lopsided third round encounter.

Paes and Dlouhy will now take on the winners of the other third round match between the top seeded Canadian-Serb pair of Daniel Nestor and Nenad Zimonjic and Robert Lindstedt (Sweden) and Jarkko Niemein.

Among the juniors, 12th seed Yuki Bhambri beat American Denis Kudla 6-2 5-7 6-3. The 16-year-old will next take on unseeded Serb Filip Krajinovic.

Topics : Tennis Andy Roddick Lukas Dlouhy Rohan Bopanna Leander Paes Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi Maria Sharapova
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