Leander wins Busan Challenger doubles title

Busan, May 8 (IANS) Leander Paes won his first Challenger doubles title in 16 years and his season’s first partnering Sam Groth to beat twins Sanchai and Sonchat Ratiwatana 4-6, 6-1, 10-7 in the final of the $100,000 Busan Open Challenger here on Sunday.

The Indo-Australian pair won the match in 1 hour and nine minutes.

This was Paes’ first title with his new partner. His last Challenger trophy win was way back in 2000.

–IANS

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