Paes, Bhupathi out of Rome mastersMay 2nd, 2009 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 2 (IANS) The Indian challenge in the 2,750,000 euros Internazionali BNL d’Italia tennis tournament has ended with Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi bowing out with their doubles partners.
The third seeded pair of Paes and Czech Lukas Dlouhy lost 5-7, 3-6 to the fifth-seeded pair of Brazilian Bruno Soares and Zimbabwean Kevin Ullyett in the quarter-final.
Bhupathi and Bahamian Mark Knowles, seeded fourth, went down fighting 4-6, 7-6(6), 10-8 to second seeds Daniel Nestor and Nenad Zimonjic in the semi-final.
The Canadian-Serbian pair, who defeated Bhupathi and Knowles in the Barcelona Open final title last week, broke the Indo-Bahamian duo thrice in the match and came out strong in the super tie-break to win in one hour and 51 minutes.
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- Paes-Dlouhy in French Open semis - Jun 01, 2009
- French Open: Paes on course for his 12th Grand Slam - Jun 03, 2010
- Paes-Dlouhy in quarters at Rome - Apr 30, 2009
- Bhupathi-Knowles crash out of Cincinnati Masters semis - Aug 23, 2009
- ATP World Tour Finals: Bhupathi-Knowles lose last group match (Lead, correcting name in intro) - Nov 27, 2009
- French Open: Paes loses in doubles final (Lead) - Jun 06, 2010
- World Tour Finals: Bhupathi-Knowles lose to Nestor-Zimonjic - Nov 27, 2009
- Bhupathi-Bopanna in quarters of Internazionali BNL D'Italia - May 18, 2012
- Bopanna-Qureshi, Paes-Black in US Open quarter-finals - Sep 06, 2010
- Bhupathi-Mirnyi in second round of Paris Masters - Nov 11, 2010
- Bhupathi-Bopanna crash out of Aegon Championships - Jun 16, 2012
- Paes-Bhupathi out of Shanghai Masters - Oct 15, 2011
- Australian Open: Paes-Bhupathi storm into semifinals - Jan 26, 2011
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