Raja-Sharan duo has it easy against Paes and Lipsky

While Leander Paes and Scott Lipsky ended the tournament with 40 ATP points and €2,290, Purav Raja and Divij Sharan will fight for 110 points and €6580.

Purav Raja and Divij Sharan entered the final of the Bordeaux Challenger tournament.   -  R. Ragu

Third seeds Purav Raja and Divij Sharan breezed past second seeds Leander Paes and Scott Lipsky 6-2, 6-3 in the doubles semifinals of the €106,000 Challenger tennis tournament in Bordeaux on Friday.

While Paes and Lipsky ended the tournament with 40 ATP points and €2,290, Purav and Divij will fight for 110 points and €6580.

In the $75,000 Challenger in Uzbekistan, Prajnesh Gunneswaran and Vishnu Vardhan were beaten in the final by Laurynas Grigelis of Lithuania and Zdenek Kolar of the Czech Republic.

The champions collected 90 ATP points and $4,650 and the runners-up pocketed 55 ATP points and $2,700.

RESULTS

€106,000 Challenger men, Bordeaux, France

Doubles (semifinals): Purav Raja & Divij Sharan bt Scott Lipsky (US) & Leander Paes 6-2, 6-3.

$75,000 Challenger men, Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Doubles (final):
Laurynas Grigelis (Ltu) & Zdenek Kolar (Cze) bt Prajnesh Gunneswaran & Vishnu Vardhan 7-6(2), 6-3.

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