ATP Challenger: Leander Paes wins thriller, moves into quarters

Paes and partner Joe Salisbury of Britain defeated Aliaksandr Bury of Belarus and Hsien-Yin Peng of Chinese Taipei 4-6, 6-1, 18-16.

Leander Paes (in picture) was partnering Joe Salisbury of Britain in the doubles. (File Photo)   -  PTI

Leander Paes in partnership with Joe Salisbury of Britain won a thriller 4-6, 6-1, 18-16 against Aliaksandr Bury of Belarus and Hsien-Yin Peng of Chinese Taipei in the doubles pre-quarterfinals of the USD 125,000 Challenger tennis tournament in the U.S.

The results
  • USD 125,000 Challenger men, Dallas, U.S.
  • Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Joe Salisbury (GBR) & Leander Paes bt Aliaksandr Bury (Blr) & Hsien-Yin Peng (Tpe) 4-6, 6-1, 18-16.
  • USD 15,000 ITF women, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
  • Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Helene Scholsen (Bel) bt Kanika Vaidya 3-6, 6-3, 7-5.
  • Doubles (quarterfinals): Sheng Yuqi & Zhang Kai Lin (Chn) bt Sowjanya Bavisetti 6-3, 3-6, 10-6.

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