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Mar 01, 2012 at 08:24pm IST

Bhupathi-Bopanna reach Dubai Open quarters

Dubai: India's Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna beat Lukas Dlouhy and Alexandr Dolgopolov to enter the men's doubles quarter-finals of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships here.

Bhupathi-Bopanna, seeded fourth, defeated the Czech-Russian pair 6-4, 7-5 in the opening round on Wednesday. The Indians converted four of their 14 break points and wrapped up the match in 70 minutes.

They next face Australian-English combine of Paul Hanley and Jamie Murray in a late-night match on Thursday.

Bhupathi-Bopanna reach Dubai Open quarters

Bhupathi and Bopanna beat Lukas Dlouhy and Alexandr Dolgopolov to enter the last-eight stage.

Earlier on Wednesday, another Indian Leander Paes alongside Serbia's Janko Tipsarevic lost 4-6, 5-7 to second seeds Robert Lindstedt of Sweden and Horia Tecau of Romania.

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