Peas and Dlouhy in Wimbledon quarter-finals

June 30th, 2008 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS  


London, June 30 (IANS) India’s Leander Paes and his Czech partner Lukas Dlouhy advanced to the men’s doubles quarter-finals of the Wimbledon lawn tennis Championships, beating American Travis Parrot and Slovak Filip Polasek in the third round Monday. The ninth seeded pair was given a stiff resistance by Parrot-Polasek before staving them off 7-6 (2), 7-6 (6), 6-4 in a match that lasted over two hours.

Peas-Dlouhy next meet the winners of the match between third-seeded Israeli pair Andy Ram and Jonathan Erlich and Frenchmen Julien Benneteau and Niclolas Mahut.

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