Australian Open: Leander Paes-Sam Stosur crash out in second round

first_img Next Press Trust of India MelbourneJanuary 22, 2019UPDATED: January 22, 2019 19:31 IST Leander Paes and Sam Stosur lost in three sets (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSLeander Paes and Samantha Stosur suffered a 6-4, 4-6, 8-10 defeat in the mixed doubles second roundPaes-Stosur pair lost to Anna-Lena Groenefeld and Robert FarahEarlier, Paes had made a first round exit in the men’s doubles eventVeteran Leander Paes and his partner Samantha Stosur suffered a second round defeat in the mixed doubles event, ending India’s campaign at the Australian Open in Melbourne Tuesday.The unseeded pair of Paes and Stosur won the first set 6-4 against Anna-Lena Groenefeld and Robert Farah but conceded the second set with the same scoreline (4-6).The third set went into tiebreak with the fifth seed German-Colombian duo emerging victorious 10-8.Paes and Stosur had beaten the pair Dutch-Czech pairing of Wesley Koolhof Kveta Peschke in the round of 32.The 45-year-old Paes had made a first round exit in the men’s doubles event with partner Mexican Miguel Angel Reyes-Varela.Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan and his partner Nicholas Monroe were also knocked out in the opening round of the event.In the men’s singles, Prajnesh Gunneswaran had also made a first round exit after coming through the Qualifiers while Ramkumar Ramanathan, Ankita Raina and Karman Thandi could not make it to the singles main draw.For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byPTI Tags :Follow Leander PaesFollow Sam Stosur Australian Open: Leander Paes-Sam Stosur crash out in second roundAustralian Open: Leander Paes and Samantha Stosur suffered a 6-4, 4-6, 8-10 defeat against Anna-Lena Groenefeld and Robert Faraha in the mixed doubles event.advertisementlast_img

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