Sania loses in doubles, Bhupathi advances in Aegon International

June 16th, 2009 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS  

Eastbourne, June 16 (IANS) India’s Sania Mirza and Chia-Jung Chuang of Chinese Taipei bowed out of the Aegon International tennis with a first-round defeat against fourth-seeded Australians Samantha Stosur and Rennae Stubbs 5-7, 4-6 here Tuesday.
Mahesh Bhupathi and Mark Knowles of Bahamas advanced to the men’s doubles second round, defeating Australian Stephen Huss and England’s Ross Hutchins 4-6, 7-6 (4), 10-3.

Second seed Bhupathi and Knowles will face American Travis Parrott and Slovak Filip Polasek, who got the better of Russian Teimuraz Gabashvili and Dmitry Tursunov 4-6, 6-3, 10-4.

Top seed Leander Paes and Czech Lukas Dlouhy will take on Polish Mariusz Fyrstenberg and Marcin Matkowski in the first round.

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