Paes-Dlouhy moves to US Open quarters

New York, Sep 1: Leander Paes and his Czech partner Lukas Dlouhy chalked out an easy straight-set victory over South African Rik De Voest and Australia's Ashley Fisher to move into the men doubles quarterfinals of the US Open here.

The seventh seeds pair beat their oponents 6-3, 6-3 in the third round encounter. The Indo-Czech duo will now take on the winners of the other third round match between the top seeded Canadian-Serb pair of Daniel Nestor and Nenad Zimonjic and Robert Lindstedt (Sweden) and Jarkko Niemein. Among the juniors, 12th seed Yuki Bhambri beat American Denis Kudla 6-2, 5-7, 6-3.

The 16-year-old will now face unseeded Serb Filip Krajinovic.

UNI

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Story first published: Monday, September 1, 2008, 16:08 [IST]
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