Estoril Open: Leander Paes, Andre Sa beat Benoit Paire, Renzo Olivo to enter quarter-finals

Estoril: Fourth seeds Leander Paes and Andre Sa progressed to the Estoril Open quarterfinals and also joining them in the last-eight pairs were Divij Sharan and Purav Raja, who knocked out third seeds Marcus Daniell and Marcelo Demoliner.

Leander Paes and Andre Sa in action at the Estoril Open. Twitter: @Leander

Leander Paes and Andre Sa in action at the Estoril Open. Twitter: @Leander

Paes and his Brazilian partner defeated Renzo Olivo and Benoit Paire 7-6(1) 6-2 in the opening round of the Euro 540,310 clay court event.

Paes has come into the tournament after winning a Challenger event in the USA with Scott Lipsky. He and Sa next face Spanish team of Nicolas Almagro and Guillermo Garcia-Lopez.

The unseeded Indian team of Sharan and Raja shocked the third-seeded team 6-0 7-6 (4) in their opening round.

The next opponents for Sharan and Raja are Ariel Behar and Aliaksandr Bury.


Updated Date: May 04, 2017 16:32 PM

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