Paes-Bhupathi Pair Crash Out Of Olympics

Beijing, Aug 15:: Indian pair of Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi crashed out of men’s tennis doubles event losing their quarterfinal match to Swiss duo of Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka in the Beijing Olympics on Friday.

Paes and Bhupathi lost 2-6, 4-6 in the rain-hit match which resumed on Friday after the Indians had trailed 1-4 overnight.

With the defeat of Paes-Bhupathi, India’s tennis campaign in the Beijing Olympics came to an end. Sania Mirza had conceded her first round singles match due to injury while she and Sunitha Rao had bowed out in the second round of women’s doubles.

The Indian Express


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