Leander-Ebden lose quarterfinals in Dubai

In the Challenger in Ohio, Sriram Balaji and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan were beaten 6-3, 6-2 in the doubles quarterfinals by Treat Huey and Nathaniel Lammons.

Leander Paes-Matthew Ebden was beaten 6-3, 6-3 by Henri Kontinen and Jan Lennard Struff.   -  FILE PHOTO/ V. Sreenivasa Murthy

 

Leander Paes in partnership with Matthew Ebden of Australia was beaten 6-3, 6-3 by Henri Kontinen and Jan Lennard Struff in the doubles quarterfinals of the $2,950,420 ATP-500 tennis tournament in Dubai.

The quarterfinal entry for Leander and his partner, who knocked out the second seeds in the first round, was worth 90 ATP points and $22,850.


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In the Challenger in Columbus, Ohio, Sriram Balaji and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan were beaten 6-3, 6-2 in the doubles quarterfinals by fourth seeds Treat Huey and Nathaniel Lammons. The Filipino-American pair had earlier beaten Vijay Sundar Prashanth and Ramkumar Ramanathan.

The results:

$2,950,420 ATP, Dubai, UAE; Doubles (quarterfinals): Henri Kontinen (Fin) & Jan-Lennard Struff (Ger) bt Matthew Ebden (Aus) & Leander Paes 6-3, 6-3.

$54,160 Challenger, Columbus, US; Doubles (quarterfinals): Treat Huey (Phi) & Nathaniel Lammons (US) bt Sriram Balaji & Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan 6-3, 6-2.

$15,000 ITF men, Monastir, Tunisia; Doubles (quarterfinals): Moez Echargui & Anis Ghorbel (Tun) bt Kaza
Vinayak Sharma & Manish Sureshkumar 6-4, 6-4; Pre-quarterfinals: Kaza Vinayak Sharma & Manish Sureshkumar bt Neeraj Elangovan & Suresh Dhakshineswar 5-7, 6-2.

$15,000 ITF men, Vale Do Lobo, Portugal; Singles (first round): Arthur Cazaux (Fra) bt Arjun Kadhe 5-7, 6-4, 6-3.
Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Peter Bothwell (Irl) & Billy Harris (GBR) bt Ricardo Ojeda Lara (Esp) & Arjun Kadhe 6-4, 6-7(1), [11-9].

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