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Olympic Tennis: Paes, Vishnu cross first hurdle

india Updated: Jul 30, 2012 23:56 IST
Vishnu Vardhan

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Leander Paes and Vishnu Vardhan moved into the second round of the men's doubles tennis event at the London Olympics with a hard fought victory over Netherlands' Jean-Julien Rojer and Robin Haase.

The pair won 7-6 (7-1), 4-6, 6-2 in an hour and 52 minutes.