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Paes-Dlouhy advance at Halle
June 09, 2008 18:29 IST
Leander Paes [Images] and Lukas Dlouhy overcame Marcos Baghdatis and Olivier Rochus in straight sets to advance to the pre-quarterfinals of men's doubles event at Gerry Weber Open in Halle, Germany [Images] on Monday.
The fourth seeded Indo-Czech combine defeated unseeded Baghdatis-Rochus 6-2, 7-6 (6) in an hour and nine minutes in the first round of the grass court competition, which is a warm up event for the Wimbledon Championships.
They next face winners of Julien Bennetean-Michael Llodra and Michael Berrer-Tommy Hass match.