Paes into quarterfinals in Mexico

Leander Paes, in partnership with Miguel Angel Reyes-Varela of Mexico, progressed to the doubles quarterfinals of the $150,000 Challenger tennis tournament in Mexico.

Leander Paes pictured during a practice session. (File photo)   -  PTI

Top seeded Leander Paes, in partnership with Miguel Angel Reyes-Varela of Mexico, defeated the Spanish pair of David Ferrer and Pedro Martinez 6-3, 6-4 in the doubles pre-quarterfinals of the $150,000 Challenger tennis tournament in Mexico.

Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan also made the doubles quarterfinals in partnership with Marcelo Arevalo of Estonia.

In the ITF women’s event in Australia, Rutuja Bhosale made the singles quarterfinals and the doubles final in partnership with Shilin Xu of China.
 

The results:

$150,000 Challenger men, Monterrey, Mexico

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Miguel Angel Reyes-Varela (Mex) & Leander Paes bt David Ferrer & Pedro Martinez (Esp) 6-3, 6-4; Marcelo Arevalo (Esa) & Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan bt Adrian Menendez-Maceiras (Esp) & Mark Vervoort (Ned) 6-2, 7-6(5)

$25,000 ITF women, Brisbane, Australia

Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Rutuja Bhosale bt Risa Ozaki (Jpn) 6-1, 5-7, 6-2
Doubles (semifinals): Shilin Xu (Chn) & Rutuja Bhosale bt Freya Christie (GBR) & Erin Routliffe (Nzl) 6-2, 7-6(3)

$25,000 ITF women, Lagos, Nigeria

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Paulina Jastrzebska (Pol) & Tiffany William (GBR) bt Diana Maria Mihail (Rou) & Jennifer Luikham 6-4, 6-3.

$15,000 ITF women, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

Doubles (quarterfinals): Sophie Muntean (Fra) & Isabella Tcherkes Zade (Ita) bt Emilie Lindh (GBR) & Ashmitha Easwaramurthi 6-4, 7-5
 

$25,000 ITF men, Lagos, Nigeria

Singles (quarterfinals): Tom Jomby (Fra) & Aryan Goveas 6-1, 7-5; Arthur Rinderknech (Fra) bt Niki Poonacha 3-6, 7-6(4), 6-1

Doubles (quarterfinals): William Bushamuka (US) & Arthur Rinderknech (Fra) bt Tyler Lu (US) & Aryan Goveas 6-7(4), 6-2, [10-8]

$15,000 ITF men, Idanha-A-Nova, Portugal

Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Raphael Baltensperger (Sui) bt Adil Kalyanpur 6-1, 6-4