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Paes, Bhupathi win, Sania-Vania lose

sports Updated: Jan 22, 2009 23:18 IST

Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi advanced to men's second round event with their respective partners while Sania Mirza's campaign was cut short in the women's doubles opener.

Bhupathi and Mark Knowles of Bahamas, seeded third, defeated Mikhail Youzhny of Russia and Mischa Zvererv of Germany 6-3, 6-2 in their men's doubles first round encounter.

Fourth seeds Paes and Lukas Dlouhy rallied to a three-set win against Yves Allegro of Switzerland and Fabrice Santoro of France. They clinched a 4-6, 6-1, 6-2 victory. However, Sania and her American partner Vania King bowed out in the first round of women's doubles event losing to Verra Dushevina and Olga Savchuka 6-4, 1-6, 1-6.

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