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Wimbledon: Paes out of men's doubles; Bhupathi, Bopanna win

June 25, 2010 23:50 IST

Leander Paes and Lukas Dlouhy were dumped out of Wimbledon on Friday.

The third seeded Indo-Czech pair lost in the second round to the unseeded Slovak-Ukrainian duo of Lukas Lacko and Sergiy Stakhovsky 3-6, 3-6, 7-5, 6-4, 5-7. 

Paes and Dlouhy had shrugged off a one-set deficit to beat South African Rik De Voest and German Mischa Zverev 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-3 in the first round.

Paes's former partner Mahesh Bhupathi though crusied into the second round with partner Max Mirnyi.

The fourth seeded Indo-Belarus pair proved to strong for the British duo of Jamie Delgado and Joshua Goodall, winning 6-3, 6-3, 6-4.

Rohan Bopanna and Aisam Qureshi also advanced.

The Indo-Pakistan pair got the better of the German-Slovak pair of Philip Marx and Igor Zelenay 6-7(6-8), 6-4, 6-4, 4-6, 13-11.