Bhupathi-Knowles out, Paes-Dlouhy win in French Open

May 29th, 2008 - 10:54 pm ICT by admin  


New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Mahesh Bhupathi and Mark Knowles of Bahamas made a shock exit while Leander Peas partnering Czech Lukas Dlouhy won in the first round of the French Open at Roland Garros Thursday. The fourth seeded Bhupathi-Knowles combine went down 4-6,4-6 to the unseeded pair of Australian Stephen Huss and British Ross Hutchins in a match that lasted a little over an hour.

Meanwhile, ninth-seeded Paes-Dlouhy pair brushed past the challenge of Thai pair Sanchai Ratiwatana and Sonchat Ratiwatana, beating them 6-2,6-4 to move into the second round.

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