Paes-Dlouhy lose Rotterdam finalFebruary 15th, 2009 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Rotterdam, Feb 15 (IANS) India’s Leander Paes and Czech Lukas Dlouhy went down to top seeds Serbian Nenad Zimonjic and Canada’s Daniel Nestor 2-6, 5-7 in the World Tennis Tournament final here Sunday.
The top seeded pair saved all six break points they faced while thrice breaking the serve of the second-seeded Indo-Czech combine in the 63-minute clash.
It was Zimonjic and Nestor’s fifth victory over Dlouhy and Paes and they now hold a 5-0 record against the Indo-Czech pair.
At San Jose in Caliornia, India’s Rohan Bopanna and Jarkko Nieminen of Finland rallied from a set down to win 3-6, 7-6(5), 10-5 against Australian Stephen Huss and British Ross Hutchins.
The Indo-Finnish pair who Saturday shocked top seeds and Australian Open champions Mark and Bob Bryan will next play Czech Radek Stepanek and German Tommy Hass, who received a walkover from American pair James Blake and Mardy Fish.
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