Indian tennis player Leander Paes
Indian tennis player Leander Paes

Leander Paes, Benoit Paire crash out of French Open men's doubles

ANI | Updated: Jun 01, 2019 23:09 IST

Paris [France], June 1 (ANI): The men's doubles pair of Leander Paes and Benoit Paire crashed out of the French Open on Saturday as they were defeated 0-6 6-4 3-6 by the Colombian duo of Robert Farah and Juan Cabal.
The duo of Paes and Paire lost the second round match that lasted for an hour and 56 minutes.
Paes and Paire lost the first set, without winning a single game and they ended up comprehensively losing the first set 0-6.
The duo managed to come back in the second set and they were able to take the set 6-4.
But in the deciding set, the Colombian duo piled the pressure on Paes and Paire. Farah and Cabal won the deciding set 6-3, resulting in Paes and Paire's loss in the second round match.
The Indo-French pairing of Paes and Paire had beaten Dominic Inglot of Britain and Martin Klizan of Slovakia 6-4 6-4 in the first round on Friday.
The 45-year-old Paes has managed to win French Open doubles title four times since the start of his career in 1989. (ANI)