Leander Paes-Adil Shamashdin in semis of Antalya Open; Divij Sharan-Purav Raja ousted

Paes and Shamashdin brushed aside unseeded Berlocq of Argentina and Sousa of Portugal in straight sets 6-1 6-2.

Published: 28th June 2017 10:58 PM  |   Last Updated: 28th June 2017 11:12 PM   |  A+A-

18-time Grand Slam champion Leander Paes (File | AP)


ANTALYA: Leander Paes and his Canadian partner Adil Shamashdin entered the semi-finals of the ATP 250 Antalya Open while Indian pair of Divij Sharan and Purav Raja lost a hard-fought quarter-final, here today.
The fourth-seeded Indo-Canadian brushed aside unseeded Carlos Berlocq of Argentina and Joao Sousa of Portugal in straight sets 6-1 6-2 making it to the last four.
However, Raja-Sharan pair gave a tough fight to second-seeded Oliver Marach of Austria and Mate Pavic of Croatia losing in the super tie-break. The Indian pair lost 6-7 (9-11), 7-6 (7-4), 4-10.


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