ApunKaChoice.com
site  movies  celebs  music  news  showtimes  user  
Hello, Stranger Login | Sign up
ApunKaChoice » Article » No 2 seeds Leander Paes, Radek Stepanek stunned
 
Latest On ApunKaChoice 
Slide Show : Style Check: Aishwarya Rai, Katrina Kaif, Sonam Kapoor’s best looks from Cannes 2015
Article : IIFA 2015 teaser: Baba Ranveer and Baba Arjun planning something BIG!
Article : Did Celina Jaitley really kick Sunny Leone out of her apartment?
Article : Box office: 'Tanu Weds Manu Returns' mints Rs. 8.75 crore on opening day
Slide Show : 'Dil Dhadakne Do' cast has fun on ‘Comedy Nights With Kapil’
Photo Gallery : Vivek Oberoi, Raveena Tandon at 'Tobacco Free Mumbai Police' programme
Photo Gallery : Aishwarya Rai, Aaradhya return from Cannes Film Festival
Slide Show : Check out: What Mallika Sherawat wore to amfAR gala at Cannes 2015
Photo Gallery : Emraan Hashmi, Vidya Balan promote ‘Hamari Adhuri Kahani’
Article : Aishwarya Rai to pair up with Saif Ali Khan in Sujoy Ghosh’s ‘The Devotion of Suspect X’?

No 2 seeds Leander Paes, Radek Stepanek stunned

The second-seeded Indo-Czech pair lost 3-6, 5-7
By Indo-Asian News Service
Thu, Jan 17, 2013 10:54:47 GMT
 

No 2 seeds Leander Paes, Radek Stepanek stunned
Reigning champions Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek were knocked out in the first round of the men's doubles at the Australian Open here Thursday. They lost 3-6, 5-7 to South African Kevin Anderson and Israeli Jonathan Erlich.

The second-seeded Indo-Czech pair was beaten 3-6, 5-7 by the Israeli-South African combination in a shade less than an hour and half.

Paes, who completed a career Grand Slam of winning all four majors here last year, and Stepanek were listless in the first set.

But in the second they rallied well only to fall just when they looked good to take the match into a third set.

The key to the success of Anderson and Erlich was their serve on which they scored well. They also used the break points to good purpose.

Paes and Stepanek, on the other hand, were found wanting both in the return of serve and converting the break points.

Paes has thus joined India's top women's doubles player Sania Mirza in bowing out of the paired event in the first round.

Paes will be playing the mixed doubles with Russian Elena Vesnina. They are seeded second. They play Pakistan's Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi and Sofia Avidsson in the first round.

Sania and her American partner Bob Bryan, seeded third, take on Australians Samantha Stosur and Luke Saville first.

India's other doubles exponent Mahesh Bhupathi is playing with Russian Nadia Petrova. The fifth seeds meet Anastasia Rodionova of Australia and Jean-Julien Rojer of the Netherlands.

Another Indian, Rohan Bopanna, partnered by Su-Wei Hsieh of Chinese-Taipei, run into Americans Ashleigh Barty and Jack Sock.

Bhupathi, partnering Serbian-born Canadian Daniel Nestor, and Bopanna and Indian-origin American Rajeev Ram won their men's doubles first round matches Wednesday.
Watch: Akshay Kumar dedicates song to Twinkle on marriage anniversary
 
‘Dabangg 2’ can’t beat the box office success of ‘Ek Tha Tiger’
comments powered by Disqus


Wallpapers 

Bajrangi Bhaijaan Wallpapers

Gabbar Is Back Wallpapers

Phir Se Wallpapers
Hot Celebrities 

Angela Jonsson

Sonam Kapoor

Nargis Fakhri
New Movies 

Tanu Weds Manu Returns

Bombay Velvet

Piku
Videos 

Hrithik Roshan, Katrina Kaif sizzle together in song 'Meherbaan'

'Finding Fanny' song 'Shake Your Bootiya'

Sonam Kapoor grooving to the party anthem ‘Abhi Toh Party Shuru Hui Hai’


Copyright © ApunKaChoice.com
ApunKaChoice.com : Latest Bollywood News, Bollywood Movies Reviews, Bollywood Wallpapers
privacy policy
Partner Sites : Sports - CricketZone - IndiaExpress.com [ Mobiles Festivals Bikes Cars ] - CardWeaver

photo gallery - new movies - celebs - wallpapers - the celeb A-Z - News & Gossip - Music - Video - Hot Topics
Anushka Sharma - Katrina Kaif - Kareena Kapoor - Priyanka Chopra - Deepika Padukone - Sonakshi Sinha - Aishwarya Rai - Poonam Pandey - Sherlyn Chopra
Salman Khan ( Bigg Boss 6 ) - Shahrukh Khan - Shahid Kapoor - Hrithik Roshan - Aamir Khan - Ranbir Kapoor