Bhupathi wins another battle against Paes, reaches quarters
New Delhi, Apr 20 (UNI) Mahesh Bhupathi joined hands with Radek Stepanek to tame his estranged partner Leander Paes and Martin Damm to sail into the quarterfinal of the men's doubles event at the 2,082,500 euro Monte Carlo Masters today.
Unseeded Bhupathi and his Czech partner Stepanek was in brilliant form during their 6-1, 6-4 win and had little respect for the other Indo-Czech pair who were seeded fourth in the tournament.
Bhupathi and Stepanek dropped just one game before winning the first set and though Paes and Damm strived for a comeback in the second, it was too late and their rival had by then ran away with the match.
In the quartefinals, Bhupathi and Stepanek will meet the winner of the match between Roger Federer-Yves Allegro and Stephen Huss-Pavel Vizner, according to information received here.
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