Paes-Rikl lose Indian Wells semis

Updated: 25 February 2007 08:48 IST

India's Davis Cup star Leander Paes and his Czech partner David Rikl have bowed out of the $2.4 million ATP Tennis Masters in Indian Wells, California, with a s

Paes-Rikl lose Indian Wells semis

New Delhi:

India's Davis Cup star Leander Paes and his Czech partner David Rikl have bowed out of the $2.4 million ATP Tennis Masters in Indian Wells, California, with a straight set defeat in the men's doubles semifinals. Paes and Rikl lost to the American pair Bob and Mike Bryan 3-6, 6-7 (6/8). The doubles title was won by South Africa's Wayne Ferreira and Russian Yevgeny Kafelnikov who defeated the Bryans 3-6, 7-5, 6-4 in the final on Saturday. Ferreira and Kafelnkiov had earlier beaten Jonas Bjorkman of Sweden and Australian Todd Woodbridge 5-7, 6-3, 7-5 in the other semifinal. Paes-Rikl had defeated Mahesh Bhupathi-Tim Henman combine in a second round doubles match earlier in the tournament. (PTI)

Topics : Tennis
Related Articles
All Top Stars Confirmed For Australian Open
All Top Stars Confirmed For Australian Open
Boris Becker Criticises Novak Djokovic Following Split
Boris Becker Criticises Novak Djokovic Following Split
Somdev Devvarman Backs Indian Davis Cup Captain Anand Amritraj
Somdev Devvarman Backs Indian Davis Cup Captain Anand Amritraj
Show Comments
Advertisement