Paes-Dlouhy in quarter-final of Monte Carlo Masters

Monte Carlo (Monaco), April 16 (Inditop) India’s Leander Paes and Czech Lukas Dlouhy battled against Spaniards Albert Montanes and Tommy Robredo on their way to the quarter-final of the euro 2,750,000 Monte-Carlo Masters tennis.

The third-seeded Indo-Czech pair lost the first set but rallied to beat the Spaniards 2-6, 7-6(5), 10-8.

Paes and Dlouhy next play the seventh-seeded pair of Julian Knowle and Israel’s Andy Ram who beat Swede Simon Aspelin and South African Wesley Moodie 7-6(3), 6-2.

Fourth seeded India’s Mahesh Bhupathi and Mark Knowles of Bahamas will play Spain’s Davis Cup doubles pair Feliciano Lopeza and Fernanado Verdasco in the second round after getting a bye in the first round.