Stanislas Wawrinka Suffers Doubles Loss; Leander Paes Sails at Chennai Open

by Vishal Gajaria | Posted on Thursday, January 8th, 2015 | 0

Aircel Chennai Open’s star player, Stanislas Wawrinka, crashed out of the doubles event after going down in the quarterfinals of the tournament, partnering Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut.

The Swiss-Spanish duo went down fighting to the doubles specialist combination of Purav Raja and Adil Shamasdin 7-6, 4-6, 10-4 in the last-eight encounter on Thursday.

Meanwhile, top seeds Leander Paes and Raven Klaasen powered through to the semifinals with a 1-6, 6-1, 10-7 conquest of Saketh Myneni and Mahesh Bhupathi.

In the other doubles match-ups, Pablo Carreno Busta/Guillermo Garcia-Lopez defeated Ricardas Berankis (6-4, 0-6, 10-4), while Yen-Hsun Lu/Jonathan Marray took out second seeds Andre Begemann/Robin Haase (3-6, 7-6, 10-6).

Meanwhile, second seed Feliciano Lopez suffered a shock defeat in the second round of the singles event by bowing out to qualifier Aljaz Bedene 4-6, 4-6.


(6) Y Lu d. P C Busta (6-4, 6-4)

(3) R B Agut d. P Gojowczyk (6-3, 6-2)

(5) G Garcia-Lopez d. T Ito (6-7, 6-2, 6-0)

(Q) A Bedene d. (2) F Lopez (6-4, 6-4)

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