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Paes-Zverev bow out of Cincinnati Open tennis



Basil, Aug 16: India tennis star Leander Paes and his German partner Alexander Zverev bowed out of the Cincinnati Open, losing their men's doubles first round match here on Wednesday

The Indo-German pair was outplayed by Spanish duo of Feliciano Lopez and Marc Lopez 6-2 6(2)-7 6-10 at Court 11 here.

The Spanish pair will now take on fourth seeded American twins Bob and Mike Bryan in the second round.

"I know him (Paes) quite well. He's a good guy. Unfortunately we lost today but it was fun playing with him," Zverev was quoted as saying by Association of Tennis Professionals' official website.


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