ATP Tour event: Leander Paes in doubles quarterfinals

Leander Paes and Benoit Paire beat Jonathan Eysseric & Gilles Simon 6-4, 6-2 in an ATP Tour event in France.

Leander Paes, in partnership with Benoit Paire, cruised into the quarterfinals with a straight sets victory.   -  AP

Leander Paes, in partnership with Benoit Paire of France, cruised into the doubles quarterfinals of the € 586,140 ATP Tour event in France.

The two other Indian pairs of Rohan Bopanna-Divij Sharan and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan-Purav Raja will be competing in a similar Tour event in Sofia, Bulgaria.

The results:

€ 586,140 ATP, Montpellier, France Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Benoit Paire (Fra) & Leander Paes bt Jonathan Eysseric & Gilles Simon (Fra) 6-4, 6-2.

$15,000 ITF men, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Daniel Kossek & Maciej Smola (Pol) bt Rishab Agarwal & VM Ranjeet 7-6(4), 6-4; Patrik Rikl & Jan Satral (Cze) bt Aaron Schmid (Sui) & Aryan Goveas 7-6(10), 6-1.