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Bhupathi-Henman through to quarters

The Indo-Brit duo advances to the quarterfinals of the Legg Mason Classic with a straight-set win in the first round.

sports Updated: Aug 01, 2007 15:11 IST

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Mahesh Bhuapthi and his British partner Tim Henman advanced to the quarterfinals of USD 600,000 Legg Mason Classic with a straight-set win in the first round in Washington.

The Indo-British pair got the better of the Korean-American pair of Hyung-Taik Lee and Michael Russell 6-2, 7-5 to enter the last eight stage of the hard court tournament.

Bhupathi and Henman will now take on the Australian-Zimbawean pair of Paul Hanley and Kevin Ullyet.

Meanwhile, the second seeded Indo-Czech pair of Leander Paes and Martin Damm will open their camapign against wildcards Somdev Varman and American John Isner.

First Published: Aug 01, 2007 14:29 IST