Paes-Zimonjic bow out of Pacific Life Open

Updated: 25 February 2007 09:50 IST

India's Leander Paes and Nenad Zimonjic of Serbia-Montenegro crashed out of the $2,724,600 Pacific Life Tennis in Indian Wells.

New Delhi:

India's Leander Paes and Nenad Zimonjic of Serbia-Montenegro crashed out of the $2,724,600 Pacific Life Tennis in Indian Wells, USA, losing in the quarterfinals today. The sixth seeded pair gave a tough fight to top seeds Mark Knowles of Bahamas and Daniel Nestor of Canada before going down 3-6, 6-4, 2-6. The duo had moved into the last eight with a comfortable win against Xavier Mallise and Olivier Rochus of Belgium in the second round on Wednesday. In other quarterfinal matches in men's doubles, Wayne Arthurs and Paul Hanley of Australia, the seventh seeds, defeated second seeded Wayne Black and Kevin Ullyett of Zimbabwe, 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (7/5). Third seeds Jonas Bjorkman, Sweden, and Max Mirnyi, Belarus, beat Gaston Etlis and Martin Rodriguez, Argentina, 6-3, 3-6, 6-2. The fourth seeded American duo of Bob and Mike Bryan got the better of Yves Allegro, Switzerland, and Michael Kohlmann, Germany, 6-3, 6-4. (PTI)

Topics : Tennis Leander Paes
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