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Paes advances, Bopanna out
New York, September 03, 2012
First Published: 01:31 IST(3/9/2012)
Last Updated: 01:39 IST(3/9/2012)

India's Leander Paes and his Russian partner Elena Vesnina reached the third round of the US Open mixed doubles, beating the American-Filipino combine of Raquel Kops-Jones and Treat Conrad Huey 6-4, 7-5 on Saturday.

In the men's doubles, fifth seeded Paes and Radek Stepanek beat Jesse Levine of USA and Marinko Matosevic of Australia 6-1, 6-3.

But there was disappointment for Rohan Bopanna, who, along with his Chinese partner Jie Zheng, lost 2-6, 5-7 to the Anastasia Rodionova and Jean-Julien Rojer.

Meanwhile, Sumit Nagal got the better of 11th seeded Brazilian Hugo Cesar Dojas 7-6(3), 7-5 to make the main draw of the junior US Open boys' singles draw.

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