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Paes-Stepanek lose in Montreal

August 09, 2013 10:40 IST

The Indian challenge ended at the Roger Cup after Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek suffered a second-round defeat at the hands of Andy Murray and Colin Fleming in Montreal.

The Indo-Czech team squandered five break chances as they lost 3-6, 3-6 to the British pair in the second round of the $ 2,887,085 hard court event.

Paes-Stepanek lose in MontrealRohan Bopanna and Andre Begemann have already exited while Sania Mirza and her new Chinese partner Jie Zheng also lost in the second round of the WTA event at the same tournament.

The fourth seeds, Paes and Stepanek had two chances in the first set and three in the second but could convert none. On the other hand, Murray and Fleming capitalised on the chances they got.

Image: Radek Stepanek and Leander Paes

Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images