Leander Paes and Andre Begemann blew away a match point as the Indo-German suffered an agonising defeat in the men's doubles final of the St. Petersburg Open to Dominic Inglot and Henri Kontinen
Leander Paes and his German partner Andre Begemann defeated Russian pairing of Mikhail Elgin and Alexander Kudryavtsev to enter the men's doubles final of St Petersburg Open.
Sania Mirza and Ivan Dodig progressed to the second round of mixed doubles along with Rohan Bopanna and Gabriela Dabrowski
The Indo-German men's doubles pair of Leander Paes and Andre Begemann suffered a shocking first round exit at the US Open after losing to Stephane Robert and Dudi Sela. Rohan Bopanna crashed out of men's doubles too
After winning the first set 6-4, Leander Paes and Andre Begemann were 6-1 ahead in the second-set tie-break, giving themselves five match points, but it went all downhill from there
Leander Paes and his German partner Andre Begemann entered the final of the ATP Winston-Salem Open beating Swede Robert Lindstedt and Pakistan's Aisam-ul Haq Qureshi
Leander Paes now has a chance to play his first final of the season on ATP Tour. The 43-year-old legend, who has played a number of Challenger level tournaments this season, has seen his ranking plummet to 72