Paes, Bhupathi in US Open mixed doubles quarters

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Mahesh Bhupathi
New York, Sep 6: Indian aces Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes breezed into the quarterfinals of the mixed doubles of the US Open on Saturday, Sep 5.

Top seeds Bhupathi and his American partner Liezel Huber beat Jill Craybas and Eric Butorac of USA 6-3 6-3 in a 54-minute second-round match to stay in hunt.

They will next play either the Stephen Huss-Virginia Ruano Pascual pair or eighth seeds Nenad Zimonjic-Bethanie Mattek-Sands.

In another match, Leander Paes and Lukas Dlouhy entered men's doubles third round after beating Nicolas Almagro and Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo in straight of 6-2, 6-3

Paes and Dlouhy next play Julian Knowle and Jurgen Melzer for the quarter-finals berth.

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