Paes-Paire doubles pair loses in Dubai

Leander Paes in partnership with Benoit Paire of France was beaten 6-1, 6-3 by the fourth seeds Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury in the quarterfinals.

The duo of Leander Paes and Benoit Paire lost to the fourth seeds in the quarters (File photo).   -  Getty Images

Leander Paes in partnership with Benoit Paire of France was beaten 6-1, 6-3 by the fourth seeds Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury in the doubles quarterfinals of the $2,887,895 ATP-500 tennis tournament in Dubai.

The quarterfinal appearance was worth 90 ATP points and $22,370 for the Indo-French pair.

Meanwhile, in the ITF women’s event in Turkey, Sowjanya Bavisetti in partnership with Petra Januskova of Canada made the doubles semifinals.

The results:

$2,887,895 ATP, Dubai, UAE

Doubles (quarterfinals): Rajeev Ram (US) & Joe Salisbury (GBR) bt Benoit Paire (Fra) & Leander Paes 6-1, 6-3.

$15,000 ITF women, Antalya, Turkey

Doubels (quarterfinals): Petra Januskova (Can) & Sowjanya Bavisetti bt Sakura Hosogi (Jpn) & Deniz Paykoc (Tur) 4-6, 6-3, [10-7];

Pre-quarterfinals: Petra Januskova & Sowjanya Bavisetti w.o. Kamilla Bartone (Lat) & Vitalia Stamat (Mda).