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Tennis: Leander Paes, Andre Sa oust top-seeds Treat Huey and Max Mirnyi in Auckland

The Indio-Brazilian pair beat their opponents 7-6(3), 6-3, in a battle that lasted for one hour and 14 minutes,

Leander Paes and his new partner, Brazilian Andre Sa ousted top seeds Treat Huey and Max Mirnyi in the ASB Classic in Auckland on Wednesday, PTI reported. The unseeded Indo-Brazilian pair won 7-6(3), 6-3 to progress to the quarter-finals.

This was Paes and Sa’s first victory after joining hands in late 2016; they were knocked out of the first round of the Chennai Open by Purav Raja and Divij Sharan. The game lasted one hour and 14 minutes and the Paes-Sa pair broke their opponents’ serve twice while losing theirs once.

Paes and Sa will now face Marcus Daniell and Marcelo Deloliner in the last eight.

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