Paes-Lipsky advance in Bordeaux Challenger

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Bordeaux (France), May 16 (IANS) Veteran Indian star Leander Paes and his American partner Scott Lipsky entered the quarter-finals of the Bordeaux Challenger tennis tournament with a straight sets win over the French pair of Mathias Bourgue and Gregoire Barrere here on Tuesday.

The second-seeded Indo-American combination dominated the first round match to script a comfortable 6-2, 7-5 victory over the unseeded local duo.

Paes and Lipsky will meet the winner of the all-French clash between Laurent Lokoli and Javier Maxime and Tristan Lamasine and Jonathan Eysseric in the last eight stage.

–IANS

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