Paes-Rikl enter doubles quarterfinal

Updated: 25 February 2007 08:48 IST

Leander Paes put aside the disappointment of a first round loss in the singles and partnered David Rikl of the Czech Republic for a 6-4, 7-5 win over Simon Aspe

Paes-Rikl enter doubles quarterfinal
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Chennai:

Leander Paes put aside the disappointment of a first round loss in the singles and partnered David Rikl of the Czech Republic for a 6-4, 7-5 win over Simon Aspelin (Swi) and Jim Thomas (USA) to enter the doubles quarterfinals of the ATP Tata Open tennis championship on Thursday. The fourth day of the tournament was a smooth sailing for the top seeds. The seasoned Karol Kucera of Slovakia booked his quarterfinal berth with a superb 7-6 (8/6), 3-6, 6-3 win over Cecil Mamiit of USA. Defending champion Guillermo Canas of Argentina, Germany's sixth seed Rainer Schuettler, Jean Rene Lisnard of France all have joined Kucera in the last eight stage. (PTI)

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