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Leander Paes-Horia Tecau pair in 2nd round of Thailand Open

Press Trust of India
Sep 26, 2012 at 05:42pm IST

Bangkok: Leander Paes and Horia Tecau overcame a stiff resistance from the Dutch pair of Robin Haase and Jean-Julien Rojer to progress to the quarter-finals of the ATP Thailand Open, here on Wednesday.

The top seeded Indo-Japanese pair recorded a hard-fought 6-4, 7-5 win over their unseeded rivals in one hour and 23 minutes in the opening round of the USD 551,000 hard court tournament.

They next face Serbian Janko Tipsarevic and Alexander Waske of Germany.

Paes-Tecau pair in 2nd round of Thailand Open

The top seeded Indo-Japanese pair recorded a hard-fought 6-4, 7-5 win over their unseeded rivals in one hour and 23 minutes.

Saving a breakpoint and converting one on the rivals' serve put the top-seeded pair ahead.

The second set was also a close affair as Paes and Tecau dropped their serve once but negated that by breaking the opponents twice.

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