Paes-Dlouhy lose first group match in Shanghai

November 10th, 2008 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS  

Shanghai , Nov 10 (IANS) India’s Leander Paes and Czech Lukas Dlouhy came up with a late fightback but could not stop Swede Jonas Bjorkman and Kevin Ullyett of Zimbabwe from winning their first round-robin match 6-3, 7-5 at the Tennis Masters Cup here Monday. Fourth-seeded Bjorkman and Ullyett, who are making their first appearance as a team at the Masters, converted both the break points they had to clinch the Gold Group match in one hour 10 minutes.

The sixth-seeded Indo-Czech pair have to play two more group matches.

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